Crane Accidents

Man Struck by Crane While Jogging in Manhattan


Manhattan, New York 

Report Update (09/28/2007)

A man is in extremely critical condition at Bellevue Hospital after being hit in the head by a crane Tuesday morning.

The incident happened around 8:00 a.m. at a pedestrian access ramp to East River Park on East 10th Street and Roosevelt Drive. According to police, a man was jogging when he was struck by a swinging hook on the crane.

The victim sustained severe head and internal injuries, and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.

Category: Accident Report


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