Crane Accidents

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May, 2003 Archive

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Crushed Port Worker Remains in Critical Condition

05/21/03

Wellington, New Zealand  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Falls Onto Empty Trailer at Courthouse Construction Site

05/20/03

Fresno, California More information lost due to broken links.

Commuter Line Shut Down After Crane Severs Cables

05/19/03

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey NJ Transit said the tugboat operator, Charles Brogan, 56, of New York, admitted to investigators that the boom of the crane struck the overhead wires as he maneuvered through the open drawbridge.

Crane Accident Shuts Down I-5/805 Merge

05/14/03
Crane Accident Shuts Down I-5/805 Merge

San Diego, California  Report Update (01/28/04):  State Withdraws Disputed Citation Two companies involved in the crane mishap that shut down the Interstate 5/805 merge Wednesday have been cited by the state in the past for safety violations, but an official characterizes the companies’ overall records as better than average. Accidents Read More

Fallen Crane Causes Power Outage

05/14/03

Natick, Massachusetts  The driver, Ernie Tupper of Framingham, escapes injury, but Natick homeowners are inconvenienced. Reportedly the crane belongs to All Time Crane Service.

Crane Accident Closes Rail Line

05/13/03

England  More information lost due to broken links.

Loren Robert Collins

05/12/03

Collins’ leg was severed and he died of hemmorhagic shock, as a result of being run over by the Marine Travelift crane carrying his own sailboat in Harbortown Marina, Ft. Pierce, FL. The marina accepted responsibility for his death, but the true circumstances of the incident are still unknown due Read More

Crane Overturns, Shuts Down Freeway

05/12/03

Houston, Texas  More information lost due to broken links.

Train/Crane Accident Kills One, Injures Others

05/12/03

Seoul, Korea More information lost due to broken links.

Truck Hits Overpass, Closing Part of U.S. 127

05/10/03

Blackman Township, Michigan More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Hits Pole, Knocks out Power

05/10/03

Fayetteville, North Carolina More information lost due to broken links.

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