Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY – Three People Hurt After Scaffolding Falls onto Bar
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY (July 1, 2019) – On Sunday afternoon, June 30th, three people were stated to have suffered various injuries after a section of scaffolding fell onto a bar located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. The incident occurred at an unspecified time at Mission Dolores on Fourth Avenue.
According to authorities, the scaffolding came loose from a 12-story building located next door to the bar. It is currently unclear as to where the injured parties were at the time of the incident but three people were confirmed to have been hurt in the aftermath.
Emergency responders were called to the scene and verified that one victim suffered serious injuries, while the severity of the other two victims’ injuries have been reported as minor. Those in charge of the new building project were issued four code violations, and the scaffolding company cleaned up the debris and are in charge of making all repairs.
No further information has been released and the investigation is ongoing.
Unsafe Property Accidents in New York
While the events surrounding this incident are unclear, it is an unfortunate fact that unsafe property accidents in New York occur all too often and frequently lead to severe injuries. At this time, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to all three injured parties as we preserve our highest hopes for their full recoveries.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that the bulk of focus should always remain on health and recovery following an accident. However, it is important victims and their loved ones to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward. Our dedicated attorneys are passionate about holding negligent parties and other entities accountable for the pain they cause, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in an unsafe property accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive experience to work for you today.
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