New York News
Crane accident at World Trade Center site
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A construction worker sustained minor injuries in crane accident at the World Trade Center site.
The accident happened just before 10:00 at the site of WTC Tower 4 at Church and Cortlandt Streets.
According to officials, a crane lifting construction materials snapped, dropping a steel beam onto a flatbed truck parked at the site.
A load of wooden planks may have also fallen. They were scattered across the site, near where the beam fell.
The injured worker was treated at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
The accident halted Number 1 subway service between Chambers Street and South Ferry. The 4 World Trade Center will be a 72-story tower, 977 feet tall, when completed next year.
Get Eyewitness News Delivered
new york city, world trade center, crane accident, new york news
- Fire at Red Carpet Inn in Elmwood Park, New Jersey 6 min ago
- AccuWeather: Sharply Colder
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC app
- 4 dead, 280 missing in South Korea ferry disaster
- Bronx sweep nets suspected gang members
- Rare spring snow coats cars, slicks roads
- Photos: Spring snow around New York area
- Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on "The View"
- Sketch released of suspect in East Village sex assault
- Suspect in Boston rice cooker incident sent to psych hospital 5 min ago
- Teen clerk beaten in Astoria deli robbery; $30,000 stolen
- Camera catches Bronx home invaders using victim's card
- College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT
- Suspect in Boston rice cooker incident sent...
5 min ago
Eyewitness News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos