Con Ed Contractor Suffers Flash Burns to Face in Queens, Officials Say
The victim was working near 57th Road about 9:30 a.m. when the accident occurred, fire officials said.
The worker, who has not been identified, was rushed to the burn center at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, officials said.
The condition of the victim — whose identity and gender were not released — was not immediately known, officials said.
A spokesman for Con Edison said the worker was conscious while being transported to the hospital.