NEVER MISS A STORY: GET THE PIX11 NEWS APP FOR IMPORTANT UPDATES

Person falls down elevator shaft in East Williamsburg, suffers serious injury: EMS

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A building at 246 Johnson Ave. in East Williamsburg is pictured. (Google Maps)

EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A person suffered a serious injury when falling down an elevator shaft in an East Williamsburg building on Tuesday, according to EMS.

A report of a person falling down an elevator shaft at 246 Johnson Ave. was made at 10:15 a.m., EMS said.

The victim suffered a serious injury.

The building may have been under construction at the time, officials said.

The incident happened on a street lined with buildings selling manufacturing supplies, Google Maps shows.