1 Person Hurt In Midtown Scaffold Collapse

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One person suffered a minor injury after a scaffold collapsed in Midtown Wednesday afternoon.

The collapse took place at 36th Street and Eighth Avenue after 4 p.m., according to the FDNY.

The scaffolding struck a person and forced street closures.

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Separately, a window under repair apparently fell from the fifth floor of a building on West 40th Street at around 3:40 p.m., according to the Buildings Department.

Three people were examined by EMS but refused medical attention.

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