Crane overturn kills 5 in east China

Crane overturn kills 5 in east China
# 18 July 2015 21:50 (UTC +04:00)

The accident happened at 7:50 a.m. on Saturday in Liaocheng City, where a crane at a construction site in a chemical plant fell over.

Rescuers found nine injured people and sent them to local hospitals, and two of them died before noon. Another three died later despite treatment.

The crane operator has been put under police custody.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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