News Man falls 20 feet into Long Island City sidewalk grate, FDNY says The sidewalk grate in front of 24-20 Jackson Ave. in Long Island City. A man fell 20 feet into the grate on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Google By CAROLINE LINTON June 2, 2015 11:40 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email A man fell 20 feet into a sidewalk grate at 24-20 Jackson Ave. in Long Island City on Tuesday morning, the FDNY said. The man was transported to Bellevue Hospital, where he is in serious but stable condition, according to the FDNY. He has not yet been identified. The NYPD said the man had removed the grate, and then fell in. By CAROLINE LINTON Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.