Crane Accidents

Two Shocked During Crane Accident at Phoenix Construction Site

09/24/09

Phoenix, Arizona

Two Shocked During Crane Accident at Phoenix Construction SiteTwo men were burned after being shocked during a crane accident in Phoenix Wednesday night.

The accident reportedly occurred at a construction site near 25th Avenue and Broadway Road.

Captain Alex Rangel with the Phoenix Fire Department said the operator of a crane had a full load and was shocked after hitting power lines.

The operator was on a headset talking to another man in the trench forty feet below and that man was also shocked through the headset, according to Rangel.

Both men reportedly suffered second to third degree burns to their ears, head, chest and legs.

The victims were transported to a Valley hospital for treatment.

Category: Accident Report

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply