Crane Accidents

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May, 2012 Archive

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Miraculously All Survived Crushed Car

05/7/12
Car Smashed by Crane Zhengzhou China 2012

Zhengzhou, China The XCMG Loader Crane flipped landing on a travelling car at the Zhengzhou airport in North Central China. The occupants of the flattened car survived with minor injuries to the driver – The family of four included a two year old.

Man Injured Loading Boom

05/7/12
Operator Falls in Crane Accident Pennsylvania 2012

Ephrata, Pennsylvania A man was seriously injured yesterday while loading a large boom lift in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The man was loading a Terex (Marklift) telescopic boom onto a low loader when it appears to have slipped off the side and rolled, the operator/driver has either been thrown from Read More

Employee Killed in Crane Accident at Jackson Construction Company

05/7/12

Jackson, Missouri Matthew J. Pooker, Age 29. The Jackson Police Department and Jackson Fire and Rescue responded to a deadly accident at 7:30 a.m. Monday at the Penzel Construction Company. The police department says workers at the company were making repairs to a crane when on of them became trapped Read More

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