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BRONX: Scaffolding Accident Leaves Woman Seriously Injured After High Winds Cause Collapse
Posted on Feb 25, 2017 in Brain Injury
Scaffolding Accident Seriously Injures Woman Walking With Her Children
BRONX, NEW YORK (February 24, 2017) – A woman walking down the sidewalk on 3160 Webster Ave. near E. 205th St. in Norwood was seriously injured after a scaffold hit her in the head following heavy winds, according to NBC News.
Emergency medical workers rushed to the scene of the accident and came across the woman and her two children.
The two children did not appear to have been harmed by the fall. Police are continuing to investigate what happened.
Scaffolding accidents can be caused my many different factors including failing to secure lose parts of the scaffolding.
There may be liability on the owner of the premise for the accident. Brain injury accidents can be devastating for those that experience them. And the lasting impact of the accident may not be fully known for weeks or even months.