The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

Construction site accident in Texas: more than 20 injured

At one of the construction sites in Austin (Texas), a tragedy occurred - two large cranes collided, one of which partially collapsed. City officials report that many workers have sustained varying degrees of injury. Writes about it ABC News.

Photo: Shutterstock

On Wednesday, September 16, two cranes collided at a construction site a few miles north of downtown Austin. One of them partially collapsed and thereby injured the builders. Residential buildings, shopping centers, office premises and even a children's hospital are not far from the accident.

Travis County Emergency Department spokesman Darren Noack said at a press conference that 22 workers were injured, including 16 who were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is still being investigated.

Most of the injuries were sustained when workers left the scene, Noack said.

On the subject: Texas-based company offers money and leave to employees who have adopted a pet from a shelter

After the accident, one of the operators spent more than an hour in the crane cabin at a height of about 46 meters above the ground, although his car did not appear to be damaged. Authorities said the crane operator was safe and that rescuers could follow him if needed, but his presence helped stabilize the crane.

“He's fine,” said Fire Captain Mark Bridge. "There is no danger for him."

According to the rescuer, the bases of the cranes were stable. Investigators also expressed confidence that there is no danger of complete collapse of structures.

Diana Stewart, who lives near the construction site, said that when she was walking, she heard the sounds of a collision.

“I heard a crash. It was like a pipe falling. The police and first responders were here within minutes, ”Stewart said.

Miscellaneous Texas accident Incidents

Read also on ForumDaily:

Financial aid from Trump on unemployment: when and how much will be paid in different states

How an illegal immigrant became the vice president of a large company by the age of 27

Hurricane protection: will insurance cover disaster damage

Trump premium: which states will add $ 300 to unemployment benefits

Just about the difficult: how the president is elected in the USA

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.

1050 requests in 2,167 seconds.