Crane Accidents

Two Injured After Part of Crane Strikes Workers

05/15/09

Minnesota 

Minneapolis Police say two people are injured after part of an overhead crane fell off and struck them.

The incident happened at the Hiawatha Metalcraft Inc. building in the 2600 block of 31st Avenue South.

According to Sgt. Bill Palmer, the two people were injured when part of the crane or a large piece of metal fell off–striking the victims.

Palmer says both were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. One person was suffered ‘significant’ injuries, while the other victim’s injuries were described as non-life threatening.

Their names have not been released.

 

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