Crane Accidents

Truck Sheds 180ft Boom

07/17/15

 Dallas, Texas

A truck carrying a Genie SX180 boom lift overturned on a freeway in Dallas, Texas, yesterday shedding its load onto the central reservation. The road was closed for some time while the machine was recovered and central barrier repaired.

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The boom lift was dumped over the central barrier

The truck, a three axle tractor unit with two axle trailer, was said to be travelling too fast as it entered a bend causing the driver to lose control and the trailer to flip. Thankfully no one was injured or hurt in the incident. The Genie SX180 weighs just under 25 tons.

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A view from above

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