Elevator falls 3 floors with parking attendant inside, accident’s under investigation

Posted at 1:11 AM, Dec 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-24 01:22:36-05

FDNY ELEVATOR AX PICNEW YORK (PIX11) — The Fire Department snapped this photo of an elevator shaft in the Icon Parking Garage on West 51st Street and 8th Avenue.

Officials say all of sudden, the elevator fell three floors with someone inside, a 34-year-old parking attendant.  He was moving a car.

He was taken to the hospital complaining of back pain.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.