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Two Injured in Elmwood Park Garage Collapse

By DAMIEN DANIS, Senior Correspondent | October 24, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 102520107

Elmwood Park, NJ - Two workers were injured, one seriously, when the roof of five connected garages under construction at an Elmwood Park housing complex collapsed on October 24th, authorities said.

One worker was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson in serious condition, and a coworker was also taken to St. Joe's with less serious injuries.

The late-morning collapse occured at the Elmwood Village Apartments on Mola Boulevard. Firefighters and Little Falls Ambulance operated on scene. The Elmwood Park building department and OSHA were notified to respond to the scene.

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