Crane Accidents

Crane Operator Trapped

07/19/14

Toronto, Canada

A crane operator was trapped after the Rough Terrain crane he was operating rolled down a bank near Toronto, Canada on Thursday.

The incident occurred in East Gwillimbury when the man, aged around 50, was moving the crane – a Terex RT – on Thursday evening, he was trapped under a crane for two hours while the emergency services worked to get him out. He was then airlifted to hospital, where he was reported to be in a stable condition.

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The scene on Thursday evening

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