Woman Falls Six Feet After Upper East Side Sidewalk Cracks

Woman Falls Six Feet After Upper East Side Sidewalk CracksPhoto courtesy of Shawn Inglima.

A 350 pound woman had to be rescued after taking a 6-foot fall through an Upper East Side sidewalk after it cracked. The 31-year-old Queens native was by the wall of an Atomic Wings at East 60th St. and Second Avenue when the sidewalk suddenly collapsed on Friday night.

A "crane-like mechanism" had to be used by emergency responders to lift the woman to safety. She was later treated for minor injuries at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

[via NY Daily News]

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