Woman injured after sidewalk collapses

A woman was seriously injured after falling nearly 6 feet when a sidewalk collapsed beneath her in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

The incident happened Saturday morning on West 158th Street near Broadway.

Firefighters rescued the woman.  She was taken to Harlem Hospital where she remained in serious, but stable condition later in the day.

The city Department of Buildings has placed a partial vacate order on the property.

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