10 injured in elevator accident at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — About 10 students were in an elevator in Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley House resident hall when it fell several floors about 6:30 p.m. this evening.

YSU police and the Youngstown Fire Department responded.

Ron Cole, the director of university communications, said the students were transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center. None of the injuries appear to be serious, he added.

Campus police, the fire department and a representative from the elevator company are investigating.

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