Ongoing malfunctions in Washington Heights Elevator:


An elevator in Chelsea plunges four floors yesterday Wednesday, May 18th and injures 22 people. Paul Giampiccolo, 47, from New Jersey who was on the elevator but wasn’t hurt. “We held onto the walls and each other, we braced ourselves,” adding, “We knew there was a bottom, but we didn’t know how far it was.”
The video above shows  28 people stuck in the same elevator back in April. The Buildings Department does not yet know what caused the elevator to drop 4 floors but, an investigation is underway.