Lower Manhattan ‘boom’ caused by transformer explosion

USA, New York City: One person was taken to hospital after a transformer vault exploded in lower Manhattan last week, causing a pair of manhole covers to blow off, injuring one person, reports AM Network.

The explosion near 45 Maiden Lane happened under a car with a person inside. People in the surrounding buildings were evacuated after the transformer vault exploded.

There were no other injuries reported.

Source: AM Network