Construction crane collapses, kills 1, injures 3

A huge crane at a construction site collapsed onto a row of rooms in Bang Bo district of Samut Prakan, killing one person and injuring three others, late Tuesday morning.

Construction crane collapses, kills 1, injures 3
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Construction crane collapses, kills 1, injures 3

published : 7 Dec 2021 at 13:55

writer: Gary Boyle

ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Online Reporters

People gather at the construction site in Bang Bo district, Samut Prakan where a tall crane collapsed late on Tuesday morning, killing one person and injuring three others. (Photo: @rkupreng Ruam Katanyu rescue volunteer team Facebook page)

A huge crane at a construction site collapsed onto a row of rooms in Bang Bo district of Samut Prakan, killing one person and injuring three others, late Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at the construction site of a five-storey condominium on Rattanarat Road around 11.15am.

The crane fell on top of a row of rented rooms beside the construction site .

One person was killed and three others hurt.

The dead victim was badly crushed and it was not known if they were male of female, Thai media reported.

Police and rescue workers were at the scene. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital. Other details were not yet available.

Vocabulary

  • collapsed : fell down suddenly - ล้ม ทิ้งตัวลง
  • construction : the work of building or making something, especially buildings, bridges, etc. - การก่อสร้าง
  • crane : a tall machine used for lifting or moving heavy objects and building tall buildings - ปั้นจั่นยกของหนัก
  • crush : to press something so hard that it flattens or breaks into very small pieces - กด  บีบอัด
  • rent : to pay money for the use of something for a period of time - เช่า
  • rescue worker : a person who save someone from a dangerous or unpleasant situation - ผู้ช่วยชีวิต
  • site : a place where something is located - สถานที่
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