Construction injuries

Construction Worker Killed After Falling From Midtown Building

A construction worker was killed after he feel while working on a Midtown Manhattan building, according to reports. The incident happened at 135 West 52nd Street.   The victim, only identified as a 52-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. He fell from the 45th story of the building. He landed between two buildings …

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Construction Worker Seriously Injured After Midtown Manhattan Fall

A construction worker was seriously injured after he fell several floors while working on the side of a building in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning, officials said.   The incident happened at 38th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway.   The victim, whose identity has not been released, landed on scaffolding. Rescuers were able to …

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Construction Worker Critically Injured After Fall In Flatiron

A construction worker was critically injured after he fell five stories from a condominium construction site and was impaled on the steel rebar below, according to reports. The accident happened at 34 West 17th Street and 6th Avenue in the Flatiron District on Wednesday morning.   The unidentified Empire Builder Corp. worker was taken to …

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Fire Officials Rescue Workers After Inwood Scaffolding Collapse

FDNY crews rescued four construction workers when the scaffolding they were on collapsed at an upper Manhattan work site, officials said.   The workers were on a six-story apartment building at 44 Seaman Avenue in Inwood at 11:45 a.m. when the main cable of the scaffolding snapped, officials said. The men were first saved by …

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Midtown Building Ceiling Collapse Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another

A ceiling collapse in a midtown Manhattan building has killed one construction worker and seriously injured another on Friday morning, multiple sources reported. The eight-story building at 25 West 38th Street was undergoing demolition, fire officials said.   Pedro Bacilio, 26, was the victim who was killed in the incident. The injured worker, who has …

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