Crane operator killed as rough terrain overturned in Tokushima, Japan

210720 crane accident man killed in tokushima japan

Around 1 pm on the 5th of July, a rough terrain crane overturned in Yoshinogawa City, on a village road in Sanagochi Murakami. 

The crane operator was taken to a hospital in Tokushima City but was confirmed dead about an hour later. Causes of death include head injuries.

According to the Tokushima Central Police Station, the road has a gentle downward curve. The operator was driving the crane along the road when he rolled over. The area around the driver’s seat was covered with glass. 

It has been known that the crane has finished its work at the site in Kamikatsu Town and was on its way back to the company in Ishii Town.

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