Update: The two injured were workers on the demolition site. They were taken to New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope. Read more in Mary Frost’s Eagle story. Sadly, News 12 Brooklyn reports that today at about 1:00 p.m. two people were injured, one seriously, by falling bricks at 339 Hicks Street, the former Long Island College Hospital now under demolition by Fortis Property Group’s contractor. According to the News 12 story, both victims were taken to “Long Island College Hospital”, presumably meaning the emergency room on the former LICH site run by NYU Langone. One person was treated for minor injuries; the other is reported to be in “serious but stable condition.” The names of the victims have not yet been released. We will update this story when possible.
Two Injured, One Seriously, By Falling Bricks at Former LICH
By Claude Scales on October 5, 2016 11:22 pm in Cobble Hill, Neighborhoods, News, Public Safety, Real Estate
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