9 Pictures Of New Yorkers Falling On Their Way To Work

New York City was hit by unexpected and prolonged snowfall on Tuesday, leaving many residents waking up a day later with the prospect of a perilous walk to work ahead of them.

As the freeze continued, many of the sidewalks turned from snow to slush and ice, making anyone without a strong purchase on the soles of their shoes a candidate for the embarrassing slip. Here are just some of the many hundreds of New York residents that took a tumble on Wednesday morning.

Slip and slide on the New York ice