Council Member Ben Kallos Statement on Second Avenue Construction Worker's Fall

New York, NY— After reports of a Second Avenue construction worker falling and sustaining injuries, Council Member Ben Kallos, who represents the East Side and Roosevelt Island, released the following statement: 

"I am deeply saddened to hear of a construction worker sustaining injuries after falling from a ladder while working on the Second Avenue Subway underground at 69th St. and Second Avenue this morning. My team is in touch with the relevant agencies and will continue to monitor the situation. Thanks to the FDNY for their incredible rescue effort and their bravery. We must do everything we can to ensure the safety of those who work on our critical infrastructure projects. My thoughts and prayers are with him, his family and loved ones, and I wish him a speedy recovery."  ###