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Crowded elevator falls 3 feet - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 21, 2014

Crowded elevator falls 3 feet

Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012 12:03 am

GALVESTON — As many as 16 people were inside an elevator Wednesday morning at the prison hospital when it fell about 3 feet, a fire official said. No major injuries were reported.

The elevator’s braking system stopped the lift at the ground floor of the University of Texas Medical Branch tower at 301 University Blvd. in Galveston. The tower houses a hospital for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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