Crane Accidents

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05/18/99

Houston, Texas

Houston Fire Department Heavy Rescue crews work to free Lewis Bridwell from the wreckage of an overturned construction crane Tuesday. Bridwell was driving the crane, owned by Head & Guild Equipment Co., eastbound down Interstate 10 shortly before 2 p.m. when he swerved to avoid a car that witnesses said cut him off as he was exiting the freeway at Waco Street. Bridwell was taken to Hermann Hospital with what officials described as minor injuries.

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