Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 11:53 pm
Midtown, Manhattan, NY (June 27, 2019) – On Thursday morning, June 27th, three workers were reported to have suffered injuries, one seriously, after debris fell inside of a theatre located in Midtown Manhattan. The incident took place at the Golden Theatre, at 252 West 45th Street, located in the Theatre District near 8th Avenue, around 11:30 a.m.
According to authorities, the construction workers were working on a catwalk located at the back of the building when debris fell from above for an unknown reason. One of three workers who were struck was hit by a falling metal pipe, and responders were called to the scene a short time later.
Police and emergency responders were called to the scene, where they transported the injured workers to nearby hospitals. The victim struck by the metal pipe has been listed in critical condition, while the other two workers sustained injuries that are considered moderate. No further information has been provided.
Construction Accidents in New York
We would like to offer our sincere compassion to the three injured victims of this accident, first and foremost. Construction accidents in New York commonly take place for various reasons, often related to the mishandling of dangerous materials or because of unsafe work environments. It is very important to understand that if another person, company, employer, or conditions are accountable for an accident that results in injuries, victims may have the right to file for financial compensation.
An experienced New York accident attorney can help to alleviate your concerns and guide you along the typically problematic path toward obtaining reimbursement for your losses. At Hach and Rose, we realize the overwhelming emotional and financial stress that occurs immediately after an unexpected injury. If you have been hurt in a New York construction accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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