Crane collapses at Borough Park construction site

A crane collapsed at a Borough Park construction site earlier today, sending workers fleeing for their lives.Police say the crane operator was not hurt during

BOROUGH PARK - A crane collapsed at a Borough Park construction site earlier today, sending workers fleeing for their lives.

Police say the crane operator was not hurt during the incident, nor was anyone else on the ground.

Officials say a small portion of 59th Street was closed as the crane was moved.  They say the area is not usually busy, so traffic didn't become a problem.

The construction company, Shtern Construction and Remodeling, refused to comment on the incident.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 viewers take to Facebook to discuss 1 The Buzz: Attack in Brownsville
2 Brooklyn Sportscast, Feb. 16
3 Brooklyn Sportscast, Feb. 22
A 26-year-old man was stabbed twice after a 4 Man critical after large street fight stabbing in Brownsville
Police say a 23-year-old man and a 25-year-old 5 Man, woman shot in Hendrix Street apartment building

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE