Woman Injured in Fall From Washington Heights Fire Escape

By Tom Liddy on May 21, 2011 3:06pm | Updated on May 22, 2011 10:17am

This is the building at 529 W. 158 St. where a woman tumbled from a fire escape.
This is the building at 529 W. 158 St. where a woman tumbled from a fire escape.
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Paul Lomax

By Tom Liddy

DNAinfo News Editor

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS - A woman was unconscious after falling from a fire escape in Washington Heights, authorities said.

Preliminary indications were that the woman took the tumble from the sixth to fifth floors at 529 W. 158 St., near Amsterdam Avenue around 2:25 p.m., officials said.

The extent of her injuries was not clear.

She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital.

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