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Crane Tips Over In Spring Grove Village

04/9/09
Crane Tips Over In Spring Grove Village (2)

Spring Grove Village, Ohio A crane tipped over Thursday morning in Spring Grove Village, blocking an onramp to Interstate 75. The crane tipped over at a construction site and fell onto the southbound onramp from Mitchell Avenue onto Interstate 75. The onramp is blocked but traffic on the freeway was Read More

Crane Fire Snarls Tuesday Commute Near Bremerton

04/7/09
Crane Fire Snarls Tuesday Commute Near Bremerton (1)

Chico, Washington Highway 3 was at a standstill in both directions for a portion of the Tuesday evening commute after a large crane truck caught on fire in the northbound lanes of the highway near the Chico Way exit. Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the scene shortly Read More

Two Hurt on Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

03/27/09
Two Hurt on Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

New York An M.T.A. construction truck struck an overhead road sign on the Queens-bound plaza of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, causing the steel sign structure to come crashing down on all six lanes and injuring two people who were on the truck, according to M.T.A. Bridges Read More

Two Glendale Men Killed After Truck Hits Crane Near Willcox

03/5/09

Willcox, Arizona On March 5, at about 11:26 a.m., a two-vehicle collision occurred on Interstate10, 12 miles west of Willcox, Arizona. Seth Baker, 25, of Glendale, Arizona died at the scene when the 14 foot Penske box truck he was driving collided with a crane. Also deceased was his passenger Benny Read More

Crane Block Crushes Truck at Arcelor Mittal’s Weirton Tin Mill

03/3/09
Crane Block Crushes Truck at Arcelor Mittal

Weirton, West Virginia  It started out like any other day at work on Monday, but it didn’t stay that way very long for a Weirton man. Pictures that 7News has obtained, show the twisted wreckage of a truck inside Arcelor Mittal’s Weirton tin mill. A truck Jimmy Petrell was getting Read More

Driver Fled Scene After Crane Damage Spree

03/2/09

United Kingdom AN HGV driver who failed to secure a crane arm on his lorry injured an elderly woman pedestrian and wrecked two cars before fleeing the scene, a court has heard. David Ball caused carnage in Kingsway, Kingsbridge, on January 31, 2008, shortly after leaving a local building site. Read More

Woman Dead, Four Injured in Car Accident

03/2/09

India A woman died and four others sustained injuries in a road accident near Shamirpet on Sunday evening. The accident occurred when a car in which the five persons were travelling was hit by a crane which was going in the opposite direction. According to the police, a five-member family Read More

Bridge Closed Following Equipment Accident

02/26/09
Bridge Closed Following Equipment Accident (1)

Natchez, Mississippi Traffic in the west bound lane of the Mississippi River bridge was closed for approximately four hours following an equipment accident on the bridge. The east-bound lanes were open for two-way traffic until approximately 4:15 p.m., when one of the west-bound lanes was cleared. The closure happened after Read More

Route 1 Crash Leaves Frederica Man Critical

02/26/09
Route 1 Crash Leaves Frederica Man Critical (1)

Odessa, Texas A 3-vehicle crash on Route 1 near Odessa Wednesday afternoon left a Frederica man critically injured. State Police say Michael Danatzko was driving southbound on Route 1 near Route 299 around 4 PM when a northbound crane truck crossed into the southbound lanes and hit Danatzko’s car and Read More

Man Freed From Under 100-Tonne Crane

02/19/09

Australia Emergency crews have freed a seriously injured man who was trapped by a 100-tonne crane at Tamworth. The 31-year-old engineering company employee suffered significant pelvic and leg injuries when he was run over and trapped beneath the mobile crane, police said. “Police at the scene have been told the Read More

Two Men Hurt in Lorry Crash

02/14/09

United Kingdom A 22-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after the lorry he was travelling in crashed into a railway bridge in the Black Country. The man was airlifted to hospital after the crane section of the skip lorry hit the top of the bridge on Hurst Read More

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