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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Crane collapse at AdventHealth parking garage hospitalizes one worker

Posted By on Tue, Oct 12, 2021 at 12:30 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO VIA TWITTER/ORLANDO FIRE DEPARTMENT
  • Photo via Twitter/Orlando Fire Department

A construction crane being used to build a parking garage on the AdventHealth campus collapsed on Tuesday morning, sending one worker to the hospital with traumatic injuries.

Police and firefighters were called to the site around 300 E. Smith Street around 9:30 a.m. One man was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center and is reported to be in stable condition.




AdventHealth released a statement about the collapsed crane, which is currently resting against the 10-story parking garage.

“Earlier today, a construction crane on the greater AdventHealth Orlando campus collapsed into a parking garage under construction. One person was transported to a hospital and several others were evaluated on-scene. We are working with our construction partners to learn more.”


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