Crane Accidents

Man Injured in Crane Accident at Local Construction Site

08/17/11

Milam County

A 49-year-old man was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after a construction accident in Northern Milam County.

County officials tell News Channel 25 the man was hit by a pulley-block when it broke loose from a crane at a site off of C.R. 135.

Evidence at the scene showed that a cable broke on the crane’s pulley system causing the pulley-block to fall and strike the worker below.

The victim was airlifted to Scott and White hospital in Temple. There is no word on the man’s condition at this time, however he was conscious and alert at the scene.

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