(KING-TV) Who would've thought a slide made of glass attached to the side of the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast could be dangerous? That's the claim being made in a lawsuit filed by two New Yorkers who visited Los Angeles earlier this month, My News LA reports.
The 45-foot-long "Skyslide" opened last month on the side of the US Bank Tower, running between the 70th and 69th floors nearly 1,000 feet above the street, notes the AP. Gayle Yashar, 57, claims she broke her ankle while coming down the Skyslide July 3; she's suing for negligence, while her co-plaintiff and husband, Morty Yashar, is suing for loss of consortium. Her lawyer says you can hear her ankle crack on video taken during her ride.