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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY – Worker Hospitalized After Serious Accident in Elevator Shaft

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (May 10, 2019) – A worker had to be rescued from an elevator shaft before being admitted to the hospital in critical condition following a serious workplace accident on Friday morning, May 10th. According to police, the accident took place around 9:30 a.m. inside of a building located in the area of Lorimer Street and Richardson Street.

The worker, identified only as a 34-year-old man, was reported to have been working inside the elevator shaft when he suffered injuries for reasons that have not been reported at this time. Emergency responders were immediately called to the scene of the accident, where they rescued the injured worker and transported him to Bellevue Medical Center. He was reported to have suffered head trauma, according to police.

Currently, neither the workers’ specific occupation nor the circumstances surrounding the accident have been made clear. The incident is presently under investigation.

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY – Worker Hospitalized After Serious Accident in Elevator Shaft

We would like to, first and foremost, extend our sincere sympathies and to the victim who was injured during this accident. Work-related injuries in New York can often be extremely severe and commonly leave victims, as well as their loved ones, with numerous questions.

At Hach & Rose, we have devoted our careers to those who have been affected by the negligence of another person or other entity. Our compassionate and sympathetic New York accident attorneys take pride in easing the encumbrances that arise in the aftermath of a sudden accident.

If you have been hurt in a workplace accident because of a negligent party or other entity, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our years of experience to work for you today.

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