Operator Injured After Crane Topples on Staten Island, FDNY Says - NBC New York

Operator Injured After Crane Topples on Staten Island, FDNY Says

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    Operator Injured After Crane Topples on Staten Island, FDNY Says

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    • A crane operator was injured after the machine toppled on Staten Island

    • The crane’s operator sustained minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment

    • The collapse was caused by hydraulic fluid leaking from one of the crane’s legs, the FDNY said

    A crane operator was injured after the machine toppled on Staten Island Saturday morning, authorities said.

    The 25-ton crane collapsed at 200 Edgewater St., in Rosebank, around 11:20 a.m. as it was lifting a heavy load, the FDNY said.

    The crane’s operator sustained minor injuries and was taken to Staten Island University North Hospital for treatment, the department said.

    The collapse was caused by hydraulic fluid leaking from one of the crane’s legs, the FDNY said.

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