18 Jan '12, 12am
Crane topples over at construction site in Simei, hits multi-storey carpark
The mobile crane hit the top level of a carpark, which was being upgraded, in Simei yesterday. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN A mobile crane tipped over at a construction site in Simei on Tuesday, hitting the top level of a multi-storey carpark that was being upgraded. The incident happened near Block 116, Simei Street 1 at around 6.30pm. No one was injured. The crane operator, Mr Mohamad Noor, said he was hauling cement and concrete from the ground to the third level when the crane started to topple over. The 57-year-old, who has 'a few years' of experience operating cranes, said the bucket may have been overloaded at the time.