Toppled Crane Injures Worker at Construction Site

The accident occurs at 375 N. La Cienega Blvd.

A worker was injured at a construction site near West Hollywood when a crane fell off the edge of a wall, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The adult male crane operator was reportedly inside the crane operating booth as it fell, and a photo posted on NBC4's website showed the crane off the edge of the wall, supported by its boom on the ground. The accident occured at 375. N. La Ciengega Blvd., which is on the border of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.

The worker suffered a serious leg injury and was transported to a local hospital, according to the LAFD. His condition was not immediately known.  

Patch will update this story as more information is available.

NMS September 27, 2012 at 09:13 PM
Here is a statement issued by NMS on Thursday: "NMS deeply regrets the unfortunate accident that occurred Wednesday at the construction site of NMS@La Cienaga. Workplace safety is the number one priority for all our contractors and subcontractors, as well as NMS; and our general contractors and subcontractors take every measure possible to ensure it as such. Fortunately, the worker is expected to make a full recovery. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family as he recovers from this regrettable incident."


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