Crane part smashes into 3 World Trade Center in New York City

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Part of a crane slammed into 3 World Trade Center Thursday night. (WPIX)

NEW YORK — The block of a crane crashed into the 12th floor of the partially-built 3 World Trade in Lower Manhattan Thursday night.

The block, which hangs by cable from the crane, crashed into the building located at 175 Greenwich St. about 8:35 p.m. The building is still under construction and is slated to open early 2018.

There are no reported injuries, NYC Officer of Emergency Management said.

The building is still under construction and is slated to be finished by 2018. (WPIX)

OEM initially said it was a wrecking ball, but sources told WPIX it was a block that was part of a crane at the construction site. Crews are working to dislodge it from the building.

The block hit a tempered class window which is not in danger of falling, according to a source at the scene.

The building stands at the center of the new World Trade Center and is 80 stories high and 1,079 feet tall.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more information.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Don't Miss

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Popular

Follow @KFOR on Twitter