3 hurt after fight leads to 8-story fall down elevator shaft in King of Prussia, authorities say

Three people were transported to an area hospital after they were rescued from an elevator in Montgomery County.

Officials said fire crews were called to the 200 block of West DeKalb Pike for an elevator rescue at an apartment building Monday night, just before 10 p.m.

All three victims are males, from King of Prussia, ranging in age from 20 to 22.

The police investigation revealed that all three subjects had been involved in a fight on the eighth floor of the South Building. 

According to authorities, all three victims crashed into the closed elevator door, causing the door to fall into the elevator shaft.

Then, the victims fell into the elevator shaft, landing on the elevator on the first floor. 

One victim remained on the top of the elevator while the other two victims crashed through the roof of the elevator and ended up inside the elevator car.

One person was flown to an area hospital, while two others were transported, after they were rescued from the elevator. 

There were no details as to why they required rescuing from the elevator, or of their conditions.



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