Worker's Leg Broken After Crane Tips Over - New York News

Worker's Leg Broken After Crane Tips Over

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The crane is seen after it fell on its side Thursday in Camden County. The crane is seen after it fell on its side Thursday in Camden County.
HADDONFIELD, N.J. -

Firefighters in Camden County performed a dramatic rescue Thursday after a crane used to remove a large tree tipped on its side.

SkyFOX flew over the area of the 500 block of Woodland Avenue in Haddonfield as firefighters rescued the worker who was inside of the crane's basket when it fell over.

The worker was then trapped for a brier period of time when power lines fell on his cab.

Emergency responders say the man broke his leg in the incident.

Another crew was called in and the stricken gear was slowly up righted.

Utility crews remained at the scene Thursday night as they worked to restore power to the block.

 

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