TWO PEOPLE SERIOUSLY INJURED
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (December 20, 2016) – An escalator accident at the Target located at the Atlantic Terminal Mall injured 7 people two of whom were injured seriously.
An eyewitness to the accident said that one of the victims was an elderly woman. The escalators have been taken out of service pending an investigation.
The accident happened after several people were walking down an escalator that was still. As the customers were walking on the escalator, it began moving at a rapid pace and threw one person off balance. They then tumbled into several more people.
Police are continuing to investigate what happened at the mall.