Two of the victims sat in the crane when it for some reason went off in the middle, and the other two sat in their respective cars on the street where its metal frame landed. Possibly this was due to fall in the strong wind gusts that characterized the Seattle weather on Saturday.Photo: Joe Nicholson
the Three injured was taken to hospital, including a 4-month-old girl, while a fourth person could be cared for on site. Crane kvaddade six cars on the street.
many other techföretag, on the way to expand its presence in the just growing Seattle, whose skyline for several years, therefore, characterised by high cranes. Despite the intensive construction has no fatal accident has occurred since 2006, writes the Seattle Times.Snapshot from the scene of the accident in downtown Seattle. Photo: Joe Nicholson/AP
the It giant has in a statement expressed regret at the accident and announced that it is in tight contact with the property owner, as well as investigating authorities. Mayor Jenny Durkan called it ”a tragic day in Seattle with this catastrophic event in the heart of our city”.