Louisville, KY Courthouse Elevator Drops Five Stories, Mar 1903


Court House Elevator Drops Five Stories.

Louisville, Ky., March 18.---The elevator at the Jefferson county court house here fell five stories today and cause the injury of eight persons, two of whom are thought to be seriously hurt. The seriously injured are:

Mrs. Agnes Wilson, back broken.

Mrs. Ed Simon, head crushed and internally injured.

There were fourteen persons in the car at the time the accident occurred. The entire carload of people boarded the elevator at the top floor.

Morning World-Herald, Omaha, NE 19 Mar 1903