A crane tipped over at a Northwest D.C. construction site Wednesday morning, leaving one worker seriously hurt.
Officials said the crane, mounted on a truck, tipped over onto the roof of a house under construction around 9:15 a.m. on 11th Street, between N and O streets, leaving a worker on the roof with serious injuries.
Update crane incident 1300 block 11th St NW. Crane tipped over striking 2 buildings, 1 under construction & 1 occupied row house. 1 worker with serious injuries will be removed from rooftop using #DCsBravest Aerial Tower. 2 others being evaluated by EMS. Townhouse evacuated. pic.twitter.com/xxqo0i65Wq
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) March 17, 2021
The worker was rescued and taken to a hospital.
DC Fire and EMS say two people from a house next door were evacuated and evaluated for injuries.
The person who lives at the home struck by the crane has been displaced.