In breaking news, a worker was killed in a Manhattan elevator accident earlier today. The details are still thin, but it appears that a man was working in the shaft when he was pinned between two elevator cars. He died at the scene.
A man in his 40s died at a Queens construction site after falling five stories down an open elevator shaft. The fatal accident is especially troubling because a simple safety precaution could have saved his life.
A 12-year-old girl was seriously injured after falling into a Manhattan elevator shaft last week.
A 25 year old man died in an elevator accident recently. He died when trying to get out of a stuck elevator at Brooklyn's Navy Yard. The man got stuck when the power went out and his elevator was between floors. He tried to climb out, but fell 5 stories down the shaft.