5 Hurt, Including Cops, When Manhole Explodes in Bronx

NBC New York - 11-10


Published Nov 9, 2018 at 10:06 PM | Updated at 10:31 PM EST on Nov 9, 2018 News 4 NY Two NYPD officers and three civilians were hurt when a manhole exploded in the Bronx Friday evening. It's not clear what caused the manhole to pop near East 156th Street and St. Ann's Avenue in Melrose just before 7:30 p.m. Con Edison says no one lost power as a result of the explosion. Video from the scene shows smoke rising from under a car. Police say the manhole cover came loose under a Buick parked on top of it. All five people had minor injuries and went to the Jacobi Medical Center for treatment.