April 18 2023 MANHATTAN, New York – One Dead, Multiple Injured in MASSIVE Parking Garage Collapse in Manhattan Financial district.
According to FDNY Officials, at least one fatality and multiple people reported hurt with various injuries after a parking structure collapsed in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon.
Fire officials also added they believe everyone is accounted for but due to continued collapse firefighters evacuated the structure and are continuing search efforts with with the FDNY robotics team.
Four people were transported to area hospitals for injuries sustained during the collapse and are listed in stable condition, and one person who refused any medical attention at the scene, said officials.
According to FDNY, the second floor of a five-story parking garage, collapsed into the first floor, resulting in the death of a worker in the building, said FDNY officials
Officials say emergency responders used drones and robot dog to assist with the “extremely dangerous” rescue operation and search efforts.
The parking garage collapse occurred just after 4:00pm, on Ann Street near Nassau Street in Manhattan’s Financial District and the investigation into the fatal incident is ongoing.