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February 2021 Archives

Construction Worker Falls to His Death From NYU Hospital

At around 8:30 am on February 26, 2021, a 52-year-old construction worker was tragically killed in a work site accident. The incident occurred at NYU Langone Ambulatory Care Center on East 41st Street, where the victim had been working on the 16th floor. He reported to work at the midtown Manhattan hospital at 6:30 am that day and took the hoist elevator that runs outside the hospital façade. Two hours later, he fell to the ground.

Joseph Rosa Killed in Tragic Bronx Elevator Accident

Shortly after 10:00 a.m. on February 18th, 2021, 25-year-old Joseph Rosa was performing modernization work on an elevator in a Bronx building when the elevator suddenly fell, crushing him. First responders pulled Rosa from the elevator shaft and rushed him to Bronx Lebanon Hospital but, sadly, he died from his injuries. 

Tamar Rhode Killed in Times Square Dump Truck Accident

A pedestrian was tragically killed by a dump truck while crossing the street in Times Square on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The victim, 64-year-old Tamar Rhode of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was walking Eastbound on Broadway at West 45th Street when the truck struck her around 3:00 p.m. The unidentified 55-year-old driver was making a left turn onto Seventh Avenue in the middle of the Crossroads of the World when the incident occurred. Rhode, still conscious, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital for severe leg trauma but later died of her injuries.

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