CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT INJURES 5 PEOPLE IN ROOF COLLAPSE
YONKERS, NEW YORK (January 15, 2017) – Police are continuing to investigate how a roof at a department store collapsed after a bobcat fell through it, according to NBC News.
At least 5 people were injured in the accident after a large portion of the roof came crashing in.
The top of the roof also serves as a parking lot for vehicles. It remains unclear why the weight of the Bobcat seems to have triggered the collapse.
Authorities will continue to investigate the accident in order to determine liability.
Those that were injure in the collapse may have legal recourse for their injuries with a premises liability suit.