NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One construction worker is dead and another injured after a construction collapse in Queens Thursday.
Firefighters rushed to the site on 94th Avenue in Jamaica to try and save the workers after a wall collapsed at the site.READ MORE: Former Aide Accusing Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment Says She Believes Governor Was Propositioning Her For Sex
The Department of Buildings say it permitted demolition to take place at the the existing three story building where the collapse took place.READ MORE: Gov. Lamont Lifts Most COVID Capacity Limits In Connecticut, But Maintains Mask Mandate
The DOB has issued a partial stop-work order at a neighboring lot, but that didn’t prevent Thursday’s demolition.MORE NEWS: 'Isolation Kills, Too': New Jersey Families Beg Governor To Loosen Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Restrictions
The DOB is investigating exactly what went wrong at the site.