Roughter’s Boom hit oncoming goods truck in Sapporo

211209 roughter skidded hit truck sapporo

The boom of the mobile crane is stuck right next to the truck. A security camera captured the moment of the accident that occurred in Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Japan on the 3rd of December.

Around 7:00 am morning, a rough terrain crane collided with a truck at Yonesato 2-3-chome, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, and the boom struck and pierced into the body of the truck. The truck driver was slightly injured in the incident.

Initial police investigation indicated that the accident could be caused by a frozen road in which the rough terrain skidded on the slippery surface when travelling on the curve road.

According to the transportation company that owns the truck, the road has a left curve on the crane side, and “the crane slips on the curve and hits the truck.”

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