Injured tower crane erector rescue

An injured tower crane erector was rescued from the top of a 65 metre tower crane on Saturday, in Washington D.C.
The man had suffered as serious leg injury while helping erect the crane, the emergency services were called and carried out the rescue, bringing him down on a basket stretcher, using the mobile crane that had been erecting the tower crane.

The mobile crane prepares to bring down the stricken erector

The man was taken to the local trauma centre for treatment and the fire department caught the rescue on video.

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