Worker Seriously Injured at High-End Stone Shop in Astoria
QUEENS — A construction worker was crushed in an accident at a high-end custom stone and tile workshop in Astoria on Tuesday.
The incident happened just before 12:50 p.m. when part of a container crushed a 26-year-old man at Pro Design Inc. on 23-21 48th St., an FDNY spokesman said.
The unidentified worker was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital where he was in serious condition, the spokesman added.
A representative from Pro Design declined to comment on the injury.
It was not immediately clear what caused the accident, the FDNY spokeswoman said.