2 construction workers hurt after crane overturns along Belt Parkway

Two constructions workers were seriously hurt after being pinned under the bucket of a collapsed crane in Brooklyn. According to the FDNY, the crane was

The FDNY says the men were pinned under the bucket of the crane.

The FDNY says the men were pinned under the bucket of the crane. (5/6/13)

BROOKLYN - Two constructions workers were seriously hurt after being pinned under the bucket of a collapsed crane in Brooklyn.

According to the FDNY, the crane was attached to a truck that overturned at around 11 a.m. along the Belt Parkway near Canarsie Road.

The men were taken to Brookdale Hospital in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries.

An FDNY spokesperson says it took about 45 minutes to free the workers.

AP wire sources contributed to this report.

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