Crane Accidents

Fatal Trailer Lift Incident in Cape Town

02/3/14

Cape Town, South Africa

A man using a trailer mounted platform in Cape Town, South Africa died when it is thought the boom collapsed.

The 31 year old man – an employee of City Flag company – was putting up flags advertising next week’s State of the Nation address by president Jacob Zuma’s in the city.

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The top boom/basket appears to have detached

There are very few confirmed details at the moment, but police said that the man died after the boom collapsed, throwing him head-first into the street.
More information will be added when available.

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