“As soon as I walked in there that’s when the entire mountain collapsed and it sounded like a plane hitting a mountain — that’s what it sounded like. The entire ground shook.”
A 23-year-old New York State police trooper in training died Friday after collapsing during a run at the police academy in Albany.
The incident took place on 57th Street between 11th & 12th Avenues.
The collapse took place at around 2:30 p.m. Friday at 69-11 58th Road in Maspeth.
The Department of Buildings is trying to stabilize one of the buildings that was damaged by crews working on a vacant lot. There are concerns that the structure could collapse.
The FDNY said the impact sent a 65-foot section of the scaffolding onto West 38th and the sidewalk below.
The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday when the trench gave way while the workers were excavating a drainage pipe.
When Jayden Allen-Walton’s mother passed out during dinner two weeks ago, the second grader unlocked her cell phone and dialed 911.
It all came out of nowhere – a wall collapsed on a sidewalk in Bushwick, Brooklyn Thursday and crushed a passerby.
Two construction workers were taken to a hospital with injuries that were described as not life-threatening.
Tenants in Rego Park, Queens were living in fear Wednesday that part of their apartment could collapse.
Even though it appeared most of the roof collapsed, there were no injuries. But there was a rush of water from inside, with ceiling tiles and the contents of the roof draining into the store.
Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.
A Verizon facility where workers keep their vehicles partially collapsed during Thursday’s powerful winter storm.
The author who collapsed in Prospect Park in New Year’s Eve has died, according to a published report.