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Platform Brings Bridge Down

05/25/16
oklahoma city

Oklahoma City, A delivery truck carrying a boom lift struck a bridge in Oklahoma City at last week, causing a section of it to collapse. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon when a tractor trailer belonging to Sunbelt Rentals with a JLG articulated boom lift passed under the May Avenue Read More

Fatal Incident in the Netherlands

05/13/16
van mounted lift

Zevenaar, Netherlands One man is dead and another in serious condition after the van mounted lift they were working from was struck by a passing truck earlier today in Zevenaar to the south east of Arnhem, near the border with Germany. The two men are apparently employed by Olbotec, a Read More

Fatal Truck Mount Collision

10/19/15

New South Wales, Australia A truck mounted platform collided with a 4×4 this morning in Berridal, New South Wales, Australia killing the two occupants of the car – an elderly couple – and seriously injuring the driver of the platform, who was airlifted to hospital. A passenger in platform was Read More

Crane Collision Closes Road

01/23/15
Crane Collision 1-23-2015 2-36-35 PM

M11 Motorway in the UK A coach collided with All Terrain crane this morning on the M11 motorway in the UK, blocking one lane on the northbound section between junction five and six. The two axle All Terrain crane – thought to be a 20 ton Kobelco RK200 owned by Read More