FDNY Manhattan News nypd

Extinguisher kills a person in a freak accident

May 13 2020 – MANHATTAN, New York:
Police were called to 341 9th Avenue this morning after a fire extinguisher exploded on a construction site and lodged a piece of shrapnel into a victim’s neck. That victim was rushed to the hospital and reported DOA.
As police were setting up a route to the hospital, 2 officers were injured in a motor vehicle accident and transported to Bellevue with minor injuries. CIS was called to investigate.
The bomb squad and ESU were on the scene of the explosion and seen investigating, no further information available at this time

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: