Construction accident in Queens leaves 5 injured

At least 5 people have been injured after an accident at a construction site in Queens.

The accident happened just before noon in Sunnyside.

According to the Department of Environmental Protection, the men were injured by a rebar cage. Officials say a stack of steel rods used in concrete came loose and fell on the workers.

The men were taken to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.