Crane Accidents

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October, 2001 Archive

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Father, Son Electrocuted at Work Site


Kingston, Ontario, Canada Jim Clement, 56, and his son Ryan Clement, 26, were both killed shortly after 1:00 a.m. (working at night) Friday when a crane truck from Trenton Crane Service came into contact with overhead high-voltage wires, electrocuting the pair. Apparently working at night, driving with the boom up, they made Read More

Crane Topples Over at Rock Prairie Construction Site


College Station, Texas  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Workers Die Falling From Condo


Osaka, Japan  Another was critically injured shortly before noon Thursday after the two fell from a condominium under construction in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, firefighters said.

Accident Injures Worker Critically


Bellevue, Washington  A 41-year-old Woodinville man was in critical condition last night at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a piece of construction equipment he was operating teetered off a flatbed truck and slammed into the ground. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. yesterday just north of Northeast Eighth Street Read More

I-99 Steel Worker Injured After Beam Slips From Crane


State College, Pennsylvania  More information lost due to broken links.

Condo Occupants Narrowly Escape Toppled Crane


Gulf Shores, Alabama More information lost due to broken links.

Man, 41, in Good Condition After Crane Runs Over Him


Michigan  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Flips Snarling I-65 Traffic


Lacon, Alabama A Rogersville man, David W. Roach, 35, was injured Tuesday when he reportedly lost control of the huge 180-ton Barnhart crane he was driving northbound on I-65 down Lacon Mountain, struck a guardrail and flipped upside down in the median, snarling southbound interstate traffic for more than five hours.

Man Electrocuted in Crane Accident


Melbourne, Australia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Topples Over Near World Trade Centre



Worker’s Leg Crushed by Concrete Beam


Biloxi, Mississippi A construction worker helping to demolish the old Gold Shore Casino building on U.S. 90 was injured around 3 p.m. on Monday when a concrete beam fell across the cab of his crane, trapping him inside and crushing his leg. Officials with the Biloxi Fire Department said rescue Read More

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