Construction worker seriously hurt after falling 25 ft. in Hudson Yards incident
A construction worker was left in serious condition after falling 25 feet at a 62-story luxury apartment construction project in Hudson Yards, the New York Daily News reported.
The worker, whose identity has been withheld, fell from the second floor of the apartment building at 435 W. 31st St. The worker sustained injuries and was rushed to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition. A spokesperson for the Hunter Roberts Construction Group, the firm responsible for the project, said they are working with authorities to investigate the incident.
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