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Ithaca Construction Zone Accident

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Ithaca Construction Zone Accident

      ITHACA, NY (WENY) -- Two Construction workers are in the hospital, after falling more than 30 feet down an elevator shaft.
      The accident happened Saturday morning on Elmira Road in Ithaca, at the construction site of the new Fairfield Inn. Police say scaffolding gave way under two bricklayers working above the elevator shaft.
      One of the victims is in critical condition, the other listed as stable. Police are not releasing their names.
      OSHA will investigate the accident.