Contact Us
Hackensack Daily Voice serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack
Return to your home site

Menu

Hackensack Daily Voice serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Dad Who Pimped Teen In South Hackensack, Clifton Motels Gets 5-Year Minimum
DV Pilot police & fire

Port Authority Police Rescue Newark Airport Elevator Shaft Victim

The PAPD Emergency Services Unit sets a hoist to rescue victim.
The PAPD Emergency Services Unit sets a hoist to rescue victim. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Port Authority PD

NEWARK, N.J. -- A subcontractor was hospitalized with neck and back injuries after he fell down an elevator shaft at Newark Airport, the Port Authority said Thursday night.

The 38-year-old victim's injuries weren't considered life-threatening, the authority's Joseph Pentangelo told Daily Voice.

He was brought to University Hospital after falling into the Terminal B shaft at 7:21 p.m. Thursday, Pentangelo said.

The authority's Emergency Services Unit rescued him.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Hackensack Daily Voice!

Serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.