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2 pedestrians hit by bricks when scaffolding breaks loose in Midtown

Posted at 11:29 AM, Jun 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-11 11:29:33-04

MIDTOWN — Two pedestrians were injured after scaffolding came loose from a building in Manhattan.

Two pedestrians were hurt after scaffolding broke loose in Manhattan. (Citizen)

It happened just after 9 a.m. along West 39th Street near Fifth Avenue, fire officials said.

Two pedestrians were hit by bricks, fire officials said.

They were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two workers on the scaffold were not hurt, fire officials said.