Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Woman blown off roof while urinating in the wind: NYPD

The 19-year-old woman was allegedly popping a squat when a gust of wind knocked her from a Washington Heights rooftop.

The woman survived the two-story fall.

Getty Images

A young woman was blown off the roof of aWashington Heights building while urinating early Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD.

The 19-year-old woman was drunk when the gust of wind caused her to topple off of the179th Street building'sroof around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, DNAinfo reported.

The woman, who was not identified, reportedly fell two stories and was in critical condition at a Harlem hospital. She had been drinking alcohol before the incident and was on the roof with a 21-year-old man, according to DNAinfo.

It's the second recent incident in the New York area where a person has been blown from a rooftop. Earlier this week, police in New Jersey were investigating after strong winds appearedto play apart in the death of a Teaneck building manager's death.

In that incident, the man fell seven stories.

Strong winds were expected to continue this week, with gustsas high as 34 mph through Thursday night.

 

Consider AlsoFurther Articles