WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro officials say two workers have been fired after a 52-year-old woman fell through an escalator access hatch at the Pentagon station.

Officials said during a board committee meeting Thursday that two escalator technicians were fired last week after the incident.

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Metro says the woman fell into the hole on April 20, more than four hours after an escalator technician had left work. Officials say the hatch should have been closed.

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The woman suffered a knee injury and laceration to her chin. She was hospitalized for her injuries and released on April 22.

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