Bus Caught in Harlem Collapse; Over a Dozen Injured

Combination of passengers, bystanders and workers among the injured.

 

 
 
 

| Tuesday, September 20, 2011


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Wall, Scaffolding Collapse Injures 17 in Harlem

Two-story wall and scaffolding fell onto a city bus.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department says 17 people suffered minor injuries when scaffolding collapsed and hit a city bus in Harlem.

The FDNY said one person refused medical attention and the others are being treated after the accident Tuesday morning.

Fire officials say the injured may be a combination of passengers, bystanders and workers.

The bus was headed west on 125th Street at about 9:30 a.m. when it stopped in front of the building with the scaffolding. Witnesses say the structure suddenly collapsed onto the back of the bus.



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