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Man in critical condition after falling 20 ft down elevator shaft

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Posted on September 12, 2020

SEATTLE, WA – A man fell down an elevator shaft and was taken to the hospital in serious condition last night, according to KOMO News.

The accident happened at about 9:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of John Street, located in the Cascade neighborhood, after a 35-year-old man, whose identity was not revealed, fell about 20 feet down an elevator shaft.

He landed on an elevator car, resulting in serious injuries.

Emergency officials administered life-saving measures on the victim, who was then taken to the hospital in critical condition.

No further information is available at this time.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.