Four fatalities were recorded when a crane working on a new Google campus in South Lake Union, Seattle, Washington fell and pinned some vehicles on Saturday, April 27.
Seattle Fire Chief, Harold Scoggins confirmed that two of the four dead were crane operators working on the campus.
He further revealed that four others were left injured, with six cars struck in the accident.
A lady who witnessed the accident, Esther Nelson, explained, “It was terrifying. I looked up the wind was blowing really strong. I saw boats struggling on Lake Union. Then the crane – maybe eight or nine stories high – broke in half.
“Half of it was flying down sideways on the building. The other half fell down on the street, crossing both lanes of traffic.”
Authorities said the names of the dead would be revealed on Monday by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.