Crane Accidents

Fatal Lift Incident


Manchester, England

A narrow tracked spider lift overturned earlier today in Stockport, near Manchester, England while travelling in the stowed position, resulting in a fatality

The information that we have received is extremely limited and we have just one photograph to go on, all we know for certain is that the lift overturned resulting in a fatality and that it was fully and properly stowed.

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The overturned lift

We are told that the unit had was either being collected or had just been delivered and was being tracked in the road alongside the pavement using remote controls on a trailing lead, when something caused it to go over.
We will of course update this as we learn more.

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