Crane Accidents

Crane Fails, Injuring Workers

09/22/10

Orcutt, California

Santa Barbara County Fire Officials responded to an industrial accident in the Orcutt area to a facility on Dominion Rd at about 2:45 yesterday afternoon. Fire crews say workers were trying to raise a large drilling pipe with a crane when the crane failed. The pipe hit two workers.

A 38-year-old man suffered severe head injuries and was air lifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. A 32-year-old man was taken to Marian Medical Center with neck and back injuries.

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