Posted on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 1:38 am
Williamsburg, NY (October 13, 2018) – In Brooklyn, at least four people have been injured in a serious elevator accident that took place in a building on Friday morning, October 12. The accident took place around 9:12 a.m. at 741 Flushing Avenue.
Four people, according to authorities, were taken to the hospital with various injuries. All of them are expected to survive.
At the time of the incident, the Department of Buildings said that the elevator dropped from the first floor to the basement.
At this time, the incident is still being investigated by police.
New York Elevator Accident
Accidents involving heavy machinery take place every day in New York, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. If you or a loved one has been injured in one of these accidents, we want you to know that you have rights and we wish to extend our warmest condolences to you at this time.
As members of the community, we understand that serious accidents can take place in any setting, which includes our roadways, in buildings, and more. When mechanical errors are prevalent, anything can happen and injuries can result in a matter of seconds that you might have never expected.
At Hach & Rose, we are completely committed to your case and want to help you receive the compensation you deserve if you have received injuries in an accident that you feel could have been prevented. We are here for you every step of the way. Call us today for help with your New York personal injury case at (212) 779-0057.
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