A crane collapsed this morning in Manhattan…
According to a source with the NYC Fire Department, five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident occurred at a vacant construction site on 10th Avenue and 41st Street. Firefighters responded to a five-alarm fire at the site.
FDNY units are currently operating at a crane collapse and fire at 550 Tenth Avenue in Manhattan. Please avoid the area of 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue from West 41 Street to West 42 Street. Please use alternate routes and expect traffic in the area. pic.twitter.com/lEc03WwnWd— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) July 26, 2023
The flames could be seen from CNN’s offices at Hudson Yards, as smoke rose from the scene. Images shared by the NYC Mayor Eric Adams showed debris lying in the street below.
People should avoid the area between 10th and 11th avenues from West 41st to West 42nd.