In London on 20-foot crane collapsed on a residential house


One person died, 4 more were injured.

In the British capital London, a 20-metre construction crane fell on a house. As a result, at least one person was killed (previously, it was considered missing), and another 4 people were injured. The incident happened in the afternoon local time on July 8 in London bow, reports the with reference to the Channel 24.

The fall of the crane in London: details

The accident was reported by a number of British media, particularly the BBC. According to them, a 20-metre crane fell at the construction site. At the same time, he touched two neighboring houses. One of them collapsed part of the roof, were seriously injured in the upper floor.

In addition, several people trapped inside buildings. In order to unlock them, attracted rescuers.

At least three fire teams were sent to the scene of the incident. Also arrived some crews “ambulance”. At the same time, the fire service used a drone to provide aerial imagery to assist in the rescue.

The cause of the crane collapse is still unknown.

See video from the scene of the crane collapse in London

What about the fatality and injuries

British media reported that killed at least one woman. Her body was found on the second floor of one of the houses.

Another 4 people were injured. Two of them were taken to hospital with head injuries. Others were assisted on the spot.