NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An employee for Delta Airlines was sent to the hospital after a close call with a tug vehicle at LaGuardia Airport Sunday morning.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey says the vehicle was backing up around 10:15 a.m. when it struck the worker who was standing behind it.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie: Who Is Gabby Petito's Fiancé, And What Do We Know About Him?
Port Authority Police and EMS responded and rushed the employee to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.READ MORE: Fighter Jet Intercepts Small Plane Flying Over NYC After Biden's UN Speech
A Delta spokesperson tells CBS2 that “the safety and privacy of our employees remains our top priority as we work to support those involved.”MORE NEWS: At Least 2 Injured When NJ TRANSIT Bus, Car Crash In Irvington
The incident remains under investigation.