Category: Elevator

  1. Repairman dies while fixing elevator:

    A 69-year-old elevator repairman died Wednesday after he was trapped while fixing an elevator at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. William L. Motley, of the 7300 block of Chestnut Tree Lane, was pronounced dead about 8 p.m., said Jim Wesley, a deputy Jefferson County coroner. He died of multiple blunt force injuries and traumatic asphyxiation….

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  2. Woman video tapes elevator rescue…

    Yesterday morning, a group of 15 adults and two children squeezed into the elevator in the F train station on Roosevelt Island. And there they remained for a full hour until the FDNY came to their rescue. One commuter, an administrative assistant at a financial firm named Alexis, passed the time by tweeting about the…

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  3. Elevator Malfunction causes lawsuit:

    A Lawrence County, Ohio, couple is suing Huntington Realty Corp. and Huntington Masonic Temple Association for an elevator malfunction. On April 24, 2009, Chrystal Shepherd was in an elevator on the defendants’ property when it malfunctioned, according to a complaint filed Nov. 12 in Cabell Circuit Court. Shepherd claims the elevator fell about two stories…

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