LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Two people were injured after a large crane collapsed, power lines collapsed and several homes had reached Lauderhill.
Capt. Jerry Gonzalez, a spokesman for the Lauderhill Fire Rescue Division, said the crane had fallen at around 3:30 pm. in the 4300 block of Northwest 11th Street.
The crane operator and a person in one of the houses were taken to a local hospital for treatment, Gonzalez said. It does not seem that her injuries are serious.
Gonzalez said firefighters went door-to-door not to hurt anyone.
Gonzalez said a Florida Power & Light crew installed a power pole when the crane toppled over.
The Lauderhill Police Department has urged pedestrians and drivers to avoid the area.
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