Crane collapse in North End of Boston

Aerial image from WHDH-TV

BOSTON (WWLP-WHDH) – A crane collapse in Boston’s North End has crushed a truck.

The truck-mounted crane toppled-over on Commercial Street in the North End. The crane itself landed on another truck that was on the other side of the street, and extended farther onto a baseball diamond in a nearby park. The fallen crane is blocking the roadway to traffic.

Boston NBC affiliate WHDH-TV reports that the crane operator and a passerby were taken to the hospital to be checked out. The pedestrian may have gotten hurt while trying to avoid the crane, the station reports.

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