Friday, February 10, 2012

[Updated] Reader report: Construction worker falls on East Ninth Street

Via @guywasko
Construction worker falls over 15', hitting another worker. FDNY to bring man down on ladder. 9th & Ave C

Workers are converting the former Henry Street Settlement Day Care #3 between Avenue C and Avenue D into a community facility space on the ground floor... the upper levels will house 46 units (28 studios and 12 one-bedroom apartments). The housing will serve homeless young adults and young adults aging out of the foster-care system. An additional 12 units will be set aside for young single adults with a child.

Updated 3:57 p.m.

EV Grieve reader Mike sends along a message from Notify NYC — "Emergency personnel are on the scene of a partial structural collapse near East 9th Street and Avenue C"

Updated 4:04 p.m.

@ruthie06 notes that Ninth Street is full of emergency-response vehicles. "Looks like the ambulance parked on the NE corner of 9th/Ave C. Eerily calm."

Updated 4:11 p.m.

Per the DOB website, filed this afternoon:

Updated 4:16 p.m.

Via @ruthie06 — "the calm was just interrupted by the ambulance whizzing by, sirens ablazing."

Updated 7:10 p.m.

Photos via Bobby Williams...

Updated 7:15 p.m.

DNAinfo reports that the worker "sustained minor injuries to his head just before 3 p.m., when he fell from one stairwell landing to another."

Previously on EV Grieve:
Community center and supportive housing coming to East Ninth Street

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