Eight Injured in NYC Construction Accident

Eight people were injured on Oct. 17, when a New York City construction crane bucket fell 53 floors, crashing into a street level scaffolding structure.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Forty-Second Street.

The falling bucket broke window glass as it tumbled down. The glass fell onto the street, causing minor injuries and some panic among pedestrians in the crowded Mid-Manhattan streets.

FDNY responded with numerous units, including special collapse and rescue squads.