According to the City of Bellevue on Thursday night firefighters from Kirkland and Bellevue responded to a report of an escalator collapse at Bellevue Square inside of Macy’s. Upon the firefighters arrival it appeared that the escalator had not collapsed, but did have a mechanical failures.
According to the report one 30 year old man had minor injuries and was taken to Overlake Hospital. Three others (which included two kids) were also transported as a precautionary measure to Overlake Hospital as well.
This event caused quite the commotion on Bellevue Way with several fire engines parked on the street. On onlooker was able to catch a photo of the escalator after the fact after it was shut down. See the photo here.