Crane Accidents

Training Platform Overturns

12/2/14

Clarkesville, Georgia

A bucket truck used for training linesmen at North Georgia Technical College overturned yesterday near Clarkesville, Georgia.

The aerial lift was being driven on the road by a student with the training instructor riding in the passenger seat. The vehicle was also towing a trailer at the time when it ran off the road and rolled onto its side.

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The overturned bucket truck

The trainer was taken to hospital, having sustained injuries as the vehicle rolled, while the student was unhurt. The lift and its trailer were recovered by a large wrecker truck.

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The bucket truck was towing a substantial trailer

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The platform is pulled back onto its wheels

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