Window washers fall several metres from CBD building

TWO window washers have fallen from a building in Sydney’s CBD.

It’s understood the two men were roughly eight or nine floors above the ground, cleaning a Bridge Street building when the trolley gave way.

According to NSW Police, emergency services were called to a building on Pitt Street near the intersection of Bridge Street in Sydney CBD, following reports that two men had fallen onto an awning while cleaning windows.


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Police from Sydney City Local Area Command, with the assistance of Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance Paramedics have reached the men and are treating them at the scene.

Pitt Street is currently closed between Alfred and Bridge Street as a precaution.

Worksafe NSW has also been notified.

A witness told the Nine Network they crashed into an awning above the ground floor.

They also claim one of them bounced off the awning onto a white 4WD and the other one is still on the awning.

The extent of their injuries is unknown at this stage.

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