Shattered glass rains on downtown street

Date: 30 March 2002
Source: Yahoo
A construction mishap on the top floor of a downtown high-rise building Tuesday sent broken window glass raining down several hundred feet, but apparently no one was injured.

A worker carrying a wooden board accidentally smashed the glass pane on the 24th story of the Golden Eagle Plaza building in the 500 block of B Street shortly before 11:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

Shards fell onto the roadway below and landed on a car but caused no known injuries, SDPD information officer Bill Robinson said.

Officers cordoned off a block of B Street and a stretch of adjacent Sixth Avenue to protect passers-by and to allow cleanup crews to deal with the mess.

Police were getting reports of pieces of glass falling from the building for about 15 minutes, Robinson said

600450 Shattered glass rains on downtown street
Date: 30 March 2002
Source: Yahoo

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