Attendant accidentally drives car into elevator shaft

September 5, 2013 5:41:47 PM PDT
A parking attendant is in serious condition after he accidentally drove a car into an elevator shaft.

It happened in a parking garage on the Upper East Side on E. 80th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues at 3:45 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the car crashed through the elevator door on the fifth floor and plunged down the shaft.

The worker was rescued and taken to NY Presbyterian Cornell Medical Center with trauma.