Window Washers Recovering After Shock In N.Y.

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.


One Comment

  1. frank rizzo says:

    I find it just SHOCKING that no one knows if this is lawng giland or joisey!

  2. BronxGirl says:

    The address under the photo is listed as 300 Merrick Road, which is a street in LI. I don’t know if such a street name exists in NJ. So……..which is it? – Long Island or New Jersey????

  3. teetotaler says:

    What do you expect when people from out of state are hired to cover our area.

  4. toni says:

    gotta be careful. find out if any power lines are near by. that should be done by the foreman

  5. liz says:

    Lynbrook is in Long Island, New York NOT New Jersey.

    1. bill dee says:

      For those of you who have never left NYS, there certainly is a :Lynbrook, New Jersey.

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