SUFFOLK COUNTY, LONG ISLAND (WABC) — A building collapsed on Long Island Thursday afternoon, injuring several people.
Emergency crews responded to a building collapse in Smithtown on Middle County Road.
Authorities say 16 people were working in the building, which was being renovated.
It has been under repair for two weeks and is a warehouse for car dealerships in the area.
Officials say cinder blocks from the front facade fell forward on workers, injuring six people.
Four of the injured are in stable condition, but one is in serious condition and one is in critical condition.
Residents are advised to avoid the area. Route 25 was closed in both directions but later reopened.
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