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Elevator Accident

5 Workers Fired After Deadly Elevator Accident

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Five elevator mechanics who were on duty when an advertising executive was crushed to death were fired Wednesday, two days after city inve...

Criminal Investigation Underway After Tragic Elevator Death

Posted 01.18.2012 | New York

A criminal investigation looking into December's fatal elevator accident has been launched by the Manhattan District Attorney. The probe seeks to ...

Victim Of Elevator Accident Files Lawsuit

Posted 01.06.2012 | New York

A popular New York City fitness trainer, injured in an elevator accident in the building where he lives, is so afraid of elevators he now depends on h...

Woman Who Witnessed Elevator Death Sues

Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

One of two people who witnessed the horrifying elevator accident that killed ad executive Suzaane Hart last month is so traumatized by the event she's...

Elevator That Killed Woman Was Serviced Hours Before Accident

Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

The fatal midtown elevator accident that horrified New Yorkers Wednesday is being investigated by the New York City Department of Buildings, who is fo...

Repairman Charged In 2010 NYC Elevator Accident

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 02.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Horrific elevator accidents that killed one woman going to work in an office building and badly injured another visiting a patient at...

Advertising Executive Killed In Freak Elevator Accident

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- An advertising executive stepping onto an elevator at her Madison Avenue office building became caught as its doors were closing and was d...

Boy, 2, Falls 30 Feet Down Elevator Shaft In Joliet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition Monday after falling 30 feet down a hotel elevator shaft in south suburban Joliet. About 3:30 p.m. Sunday,...