Three Injured in Brooklyn Building CollapseNEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) — The top three floors of a four-story building in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., collapsed Tuesday, injuring three people, police said.
Emergency officials said three stories of the building, which was unoccupied at the time, pancaked around 2:30 p.m. local time. The collapsed injured three people in the area at the time, including a bicycler who was passing by.
Buildings adjacent to the one that collapsed were being evacuated so they could be evaluated for stability.
Meanwhile, there were delays on nearby subway lines, and the C train was bypassing Kingston-Throop avenues.
The cause of the collapse was being investigated.