Posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 5:54 am
Babylon, NY (November 2, 2018) – A home that was under construction in Babylon collapsed with six workers inside on Friday morning, November 2. According to authorities, the home was in the process of being raised when it suddenly collapsed on the workers at approximately 9:30 a.m.
The house that was being built was located on Coppertree Lane when one of the jacks that were holding it up was reported to have collapsed. The entire home then fell on top of the workers inside.
Emergency medical crews arrived to help anyone who may have been hurt in the accident. According to officials, five of the six workers were able to make it out without suffering any injuries. However, one worker was struck by the falling debris and was reported to have sustained a possible leg fracture.
Neighbors stated that the accident sounded like a falling tree when the house collapsed. The home is now in need of being completely demolished and rebuilt.
No further information has been made available at this time.
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