6 construction workers injured in scaffolding collapse in Long Island City

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Monday, June 26, 2017
Six workers hurt in scaffolding collapse at Long Island City construction site
All six injuries are considered non-threatening.

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) -- Six construction workers were injured after scaffolding collapsed in Queens Monday morning.

The incident happened just before 11 a.m. at 42-20 27th Street -- between Queens Plaza South and 42nd Road -- in Long Island City.

The scaffolding collapsed on the fifth floor of the building under construction.

All six injuries are considered non-life threatening. The Department of Buildings responded to the scene and will determine the structural integrity of the building.

FDNY flew its drone over the scene to get an aerial view of the collapse: