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Window Washers Recovering After Shock In N.Y.

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Bank of America brach at 300 Merrick Road (Photo/Google Street View)

Bank of America brach at 300 Merrick Road (Photo/Google Street View)

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LYNBROOK, N.Y. (CBS 2) – Two window washers were recovering Sunday after suffering an electric shock.

The accident happened at the Bank of America on Merrick Road in Lynbrook.

Witnesses said a gust of wind blew their washing pole into a power line. One of the victims was in cardiac arrest when emergency workers arrived, but paramedics were able to revive him.

Both men suffered second and third degree burns.

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