Tag Archives: Crane

CRANE TOPPLES IN BEDOK, OPERATOR SUSTAINED ANKLE INJURY

There was a crane accident at a construction work site that happened at Bedok North on Saturday. A crawler crane toppled at the work site in Bedok North Avenue 1, leaving its operator with an ijured ankle. According to MOM reports, the crane was being assembled when it lost balance and tilted to one side. MOM have stopped the use of cranes at the work site, while they carry out investigations. it was fortunate that the only injured person was the crane operator, although it was not specified how serious the ankle injury was.

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CRANE THAT WAS BEING TRANSPORTED HITS CTE CEILING, DRIVER ARRESTED

This afternoon (Dec 5), a 63 year-old man was driving a heavy vehicle when the crane it was transporting hit the ceiling of the Central Expressway tunnel (CTE). The man was arrested. It is likely that the accident took place because the crane was not stowed properly. The accident took place at the CTE tunnel (towards SLE) at Upper Cross Street Entrance. The accident caused the Upper Cross Street entrance to the CTE to be closed.

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