Crane Accidents

Barge Crane Accident Thursday Injures Woman

06/24/10

Seattle, Washington

A barge crane struck a woman in the head Thursday morning on Alaskan Way near the Waterfront Park. The woman, who is in her late 30s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Dana Vander Houwen, a public information officer for the Seattle Fire Department.

Seattle firefighters extricated the woman off the boat using an extended ladder and a resuscitation basket.

 

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