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: CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
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: NYPD Budget, Rising Gun Violence Dominate First Democratic New York City Mayoral Debate
The DOB has issued a partial stop-work order at a neighboring lot, but that didn’t prevent Thursday’s demolition.MORE NEWS: Former New Jersey Resident Heartbroken After Dog Dies During Grooming At PetSmart
The DOB is investigating exactly what went wrong at the site.