Man Critically Injured After Becoming Trapped Under Crane

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A large boom fell from a crane at a construction site Friday, pinning a man underneath.

The incident was reported at 2:38 p.m. at 835 Staford Avenue, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Erik Scott said.

Emergency crews used a fork lift to free the man, Scott said. He was transported to a hospital and listed in critical condition.

The Los Angeles Police Department and Cal OSHA were investigating the circumstances of the mishap.


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