Crane Accidents

Tower Crane Collapses in Krasnoyarsk

03/10/11

Krasnoyarsk, Russia

A tower crane at a construction site of Krasnoyarsk has collapsed, killing two people and injuring one, Yelena Yastrebova, a press service official of the territorial center of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME), has told Itar-Tass.

Yastrebova said, “The breakdown occurred at 11:00, local time, at a construction site in the area of Vodyannikov Street.” Why the crane fell has not yet been established.

RME rescuers, ambulance service doctors, and and police are currently at work at the scene of the accident.

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