Two construction workers were injured Friday morning when the ceiling of a building near Grand Central Terminal partially collapsed.
One of the men suffered life-threatening injuries, the FDNY said.
The second-floor ceiling collapsed at the building, which is at East 42nd Street and Madison Avenue, at about 10:15 a.m., fire officials said. The injured workers, who were not identified, were taken to Bellevue Hospital.
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It's not clear what caused the collapse.Fire and emergency responders had cleared the scene by noon.
A construction worker at the scene told a Metro reporter that the building had been slated for demolition. Authorities at the scene wouldn't offer further information on the incident.