Tree care worker injured after platform collapse

Beloit, WI – An unidentified tree worker was injured after the boom he was in collapsed.

According to local police, a tree crew was using a crane to remove a tree. The crane tipped over while lifting a large section of a treetop, causing it to fall on top of the bucket truck

Pictures from social media show a crane overturned onto the boom of a bucket truck causing the platform to collapse. 

A man in the platform of the bucket truck was injured and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injures.

On 04/02/2020 TBPD along with the Fire Department responded to a crane accident in the 800 block of Post Road. The crane…

Posted by Town of Beloit Police Department on Friday, April 3, 2020

For more information; https://vertikal.net/en/news/story/35130/tree-worker-injured-in-platform-collapse

https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/crane-tips-over-onto-a-bucket-truck-in-town-of-beloit-man-injured

https://wrex.com/2020/04/03/man-hurt-in-crane-incident-in-town-of-beloit/

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