SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A freight elevator partially collapsed with approximately 25 people inside on Monday morning.
The incident was reported at a building on 34th Street shortly after 10 a.m.
The elevator fell halfway before the emergency brakes kicked in.
One person suffered a minor injury to their back.
The Department of Buildings said their preliminary investigation indicates that the freight elevator was carrying 25 people and a large amount of IT equipment when it dropped from the first floor to the basement.
The DOB's investigation is ongoing.
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