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Manhattan, NY – One Injured After Manhole Explosion Lifts Taxi at 36th St

Manhattan, NY (September 6, 2019) – A manhole exploded Friday morning, September 6th, subsequently lifting a taxi off the ground and injuring the driver. The incident happened at the intersection of 36th Street and Second Avenue in the Kips Bay section of Manhattan.

According to police, a taxi cab occupied by a driver and two passengers were lifted into the air when a manhole exploded beneath it. The explosion occurred as the taxi was sitting at a red light and resulted in the presence of emergency medical technicians at the scene.

The driver of the cab was taken to a nearby hospital with at least minor injuries. The passengers, identified as Inman Mussud and his son were fortunate to escape without injury. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Fires and Explosions in New York

Manhattan, NY – One Injured After Manhole Explosion Lifts Taxi at 36th St & 2nd Ave

Fatalities caused by fires and explosions in New York rose by 50% between 2016 and 2017 with 73 civilian fire deaths. Hundreds more suffered minor to serious injuries as a fire or explosion can often be the most dangerous situation anyone can encounter. It is important to understand your rights following a sudden injury, particularly in the event that you were not at fault for the accident.

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