Earlier this month, on a Saturday morning, multiple fatalities were reported as a result of a massive 50 car pile up on Interstate 78 in Central Pennsylvania. As a result of the accident, cars and trucks were tangled together across three lanes and the snow-covered median.
On February 7, 2016, a construction worker was severely injured when a chunk of concrete fell on his on head. At the time of the accident, the worker was engaged in a demolition projection the 20th floor of 317 Madison Avenue.
At approximately 8:24 this morning, a construction crane collapsed at 40 Worth Street in downtown Manhattan. Early reports state that one person was killed and two people were injured during the collapse. The crane, which stood 15 to 18 stories high, was being used to swing a wrecking ball when it fell to the ground on Worth Street in between West Broadway and Church Street. The crane is reportedly owned by Bay Crane, a Long Island City based company.