Crane Accidents

Crane Tips Over In Spring Grove Village

04/9/09

Spring Grove Village, Ohio

A crane tipped over Thursday morning in Spring Grove Village, blocking an onramp to Interstate 75.

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The crane tipped over at a construction site and fell onto the southbound onramp from Mitchell Avenue onto Interstate 75. The onramp is blocked but traffic on the freeway was not affected.

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Investigators said there was no operator in the crane at the time of the accident and no one¬†was hurt. Investigators also said that the crane was stabilized so they’re not sure what caused it to tip over.

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A second crane arrived at the construction site just before 4 p.m. to remove the damaged crane. Initial estimates were that the removal process would take up to six hours.

The fire department was at the construction site because the accident caused a hydraulic fluid spill.

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