Construction Worker Gets Trapped Between Elevator and Building: Police - NBC New York

Construction Worker Gets Trapped Between Elevator and Building: Police

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    Construction Worker Critically Hurt After Getting Trapped Between Building, Elevator

    A construction worker in Manhattan became trapped between a building and an elevator in Chelsea and is in critical condition, police say.

    (Published Tuesday, June 6, 2017)

    A construction worker is fighting for his life after he was injured while on the job in Manhattan, police say.

    The worker got trapped by an exterior elevator and a building around 9:30 Tuesday night near 11th Avenue and West 15th Street in Chelsea, according to cops.

    The FDNY worked to rescue the worker after he got stuck, police said.

    The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he is in critical condition.

    It wasn't immediately clear how the worker got trapped, but police, along with the buildings department, are investigating.

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