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Location of the boom truck collapse in Upper Manhattan5 construction workers were injured, including three seriously in a crane collapse that occurred in Upper Manhattan yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred around 2:30 pm at a construction site located at 3880 Ninth Avenue in Inwood. A crane attached to a small boom truck tragically collapsed, resulting in injuries to five construction workers.  3 of them suffered serious injuries. Investigation is ongoing with yesterday’s stormy conditions probably being a factor in the accident.  As crane accident lawyers deeply invested in the safety and rights of construction workers, this incident not only highlights the risks involved in such operations but also underscores the importance of stringent safety measures and legal recourse in the event of accidents.

In the wake of the collapse over 60 firefighters and EMS workers swiftly arrived at the scene. Their rapid action undoubtedly played a crucial role in managing the situation and minimizing further harm. However, while their response is laudable, it also brings to light questions about preventative measures and safety protocols that are essential in construction sites, especially those involving complex machinery.

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crane accident lawyer nycIn the early hours of this morning, New York City was struck by yet another devastating crane accident. A crane belonging to New York City Crane & Equipment Corp. caught fire and partially collapsed into a neighboring building near Hudson Yards. The crane accident left five people injured, including a firefighter. As dedicated crane accident attorneys, our law firm understands the severity of such incidents and is committed to holding those responsible accountable. In this blog, we’ll examine the details of the recent accident and discuss the crucial role of seeking justice for the victims.

The tragedy unfolded when the crane, situated at 510 10th Avenue, suddenly caught fire around 7:30 a.m. Panic ensued as the top portion of the crane collapsed, striking a nearby building before crashing to the ground. In the chaotic aftermath, pedestrians sought safety, and passing cars sounded their horns in alarm. Though the situation could have been even more dire, six individuals sustained injuries.

New York Crane & Equipment Corp has a history of  safety violations