HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Hamilton County Emergency Services says two men were hurt after an accident involving a crane that fell into a home under construction in the Baldwin Park subdivision in Dallas Bay.
The incident happened at 9:00 a.m.
Chief Markus Fritts of the Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department says an aerial boom broke off the turntable of the crane.
The crane operator was hoisting plywood to the second floor for a new construction home when the boom broke, '
It hit a construction worker and caused him to fall off the second floor. He sustained traumatic injuries and was transported emergency traffic by HCEMS to Erlanger.
Another construction worker sustained a head injury from flying debris and was transported to Erlanger by HCEMS.
Chief Fritts reported this emergency event as accidental and the cause was listed as a catastrophic failure on the turntable of the crane.
The construction company building the home was R & M Homes and the crane service was Crane Service, LLC.
This is a developing story. Depend on us for updates as we get them.