02-16-2004, 04:07 PM #1
**Breaking News, Toledo, OH MCI**
Report: Crane Falls Onto Highway Bridge Traffic
Five People Rushed To Hospital
POSTED: 3:26 p.m. EST February 16, 2004
UPDATED: 3:34 p.m. EST February 16, 2004
Story by Click On Detroit
-- A crane reportedly fell onto a tractor-trailer and several cars at the Maumee River crossing on Interstate 280 in Toledo Monday afternoon, according to Local 4 reports.
A fire captain in Toledo says five people have been pulled from the site and taken to area hospitals. The extent of their injuries is unknown.
The crane fell onto the Craig Memorial Bridge. The northbound lanes of the interstate were blocked off to traffic.
The construction project is the largest highway project in Ohio history, costing $280 million, according to WNWO-Toledo.
Sky 4 crews were heading to the scene.
Stay tuned to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit.com for further updates.
02-16-2004, 06:29 PM #2
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Latest report is 3 construction workers killed and 5 injured.
This was a specially designed crane used to build this bridge.
Pics, video & more info here: Construction Accident Kills Bridge WorkersFTM-PTB-DTRT
02-16-2004, 07:08 PM #3
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