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Construction Accidents

Two Workers Injured in Hunts Point Scaffolding Collapse

On the afternoon of October 30th, 2021, two construction workers were seriously injured in a scaffolding collapse at a Bronx work site. The two injured men were taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition. At around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, the two workers, ages 29...

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Three Injured in Midtown Manhattan Manhole Explosion

In the early hours of February 28th, 2021, first responders were investigating smoke emanating from city manhole covers when an explosion suddenly erupted, injuring three, damaging property, and causing power outages. The FDNY first arrived to the scene on East 56th...

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Man Injured in Partial Building Collapse in Murray Hill

One man was injured in a partial building collapse in Manhattan on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. The accident took place in the Murray Hill neighborhood, at 205 East 38th Street near Third Avenue. Without warning, around noon, bricks began to tumble down from the facade of...

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Luis Miguel Duran Fatally Crushed in Elevator Accident

Tragically, a preventable elevator accident at a Midtown construction site killed 24-year-old Luis Miguel Duran on Thursday afternoon. The worker was riding in an elevator at 1227 Broadway, a high-rise building between 29th and 30th streets. While approaching the 33rd...

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