Firefighters remove the vehicle that plunged down an elevator shaft at 355 East 76 Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

SUV Plunges Down Elevator Shaft In UES Parking Garage

A parking attendant at the garage drove the 4,500-pound Lexus SUV into a vehicle elevator on the fifth floor, but the elevator’s car wasn’t there.That’s when he and the car fell five stories to the ground floor.