Scaffold accident at Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY - October 2, 2009

At around 3:30 p.m. at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino, three male, three male window washers were finishing up for the day and were preparing to descend from roughly 8-stories up when the wind picked up significantly, resulting in their scaffold swaying back and forth.

The scaffold smashed into the building breaking a few windows.

Fire crews responded and the men were rescued through a window.

One worker suffered a severe hand laceration. The other two were not seriously injured, but were taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.

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