NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A pedestrian was struck by a falling piece of debris Friday afternoon in TriBeCa, officials said.
It happened around 2:15 p.m. Friday on Barclay Street near Greenwich Street.READ MORE: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
One witness told CBS2’s Ali Bauman the victim fell to the ground but was not bleeding when an ambulance arrived. The man was conscious, holding his neck and talking to emergency responders.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
“I saw the man. He’s OK. Maybe, I think, he want to go to the hospital. I think he will be OK,” he said. “Not broken, not bloody.”
The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital.MORE NEWS: Stocks Slump As Investors Fret About Fed And China's Evergrande Group
The Department of Buildings said the incident was caused by window cleaners.