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3 Construction Workers Injured after Crane Accident in Miami

Crane Accident in Miami

Miami – 3 workers injured when a crane used for construction apparently collapsed.

The accident happened at about 10 a.m at 1200 NW 57 Avenue.

The victims had to be lowered from the construction site.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Chief Jeff Strickland, said: “We evaluate our options on how we’re going to get them back to grade…This one we chose to bring in our 100-foot platform truck and put the patients in a stokes basket, stabilized them, put them on our aerial hydraulic platform and brought them down to the ground.

Two workers were seriously injured and were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital. A third was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The cause of the collapse is being investigated.

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John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino is a zealous legal voice for injured construction workers. A senior managing member of the firm, Mr. Merlino was born and raised in Brooklyn, to immigrant parents. Mr. Merlino learned the importance of educating our clients of their rights and being a strong-compassionate advocate. Mr. Merlino, along with his mentor William Schwitzer, are among the most respected Construction Site Accident Lawyers in the State of New York.