NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An elderly man was injured Wednesday when he fell several stories down an elevator shaft in the Bronx.

At 5 p.m., the man had just delivered groceries to an apartment at 1160 Cromwell Ave. in the Bronx. The woman who ordered the groceries said the elevator door opened, but the car was not there.

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The man fell several stories and suffered serious injuries, officials told CBS2.

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He was taken to Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, where he was reported in serious condition.

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