Crane Accidents

Fallen Crane Wrecks New Home

02/29/08

United Kingdom

EMERGENCY services had a complex clean-up job on their hands after a 50ft crane toppled over and smashed through the roof of a newly built house.

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Police, firefighters and workmen survey the damage caused by the toppled crane

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The machine’s cab toppled sideways while working on the new estate

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The vehicle balances precariously on its rear wheel

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The 50ft boom arm smashed through the luxury new build’s roof…

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…and jutted out of the wreckage across the road.

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