Two construction workers die as crane falls in Izmir

At least two construction workers were killed while three others were injured as a 70-meter-high crane fell in the Aegean province of izmir on Tuesday.
The accident took place at a construction site on Bandulent Ecevit Avenue. The crane suddenly fell onto the avenue. Residents said they heard an explosion-like sound during the accident. Osman Top (55) and ierafettin Esen died on the spot after the crane fell on them. Workers andcetin Yilan, Mehmet Gandurbanduz and Dogan Aytayoilu were injured as a result.
The injured workers were taken to Kariiyaka State Hospital. No cars or pedestrians were on the avenue at the time of the crash. The bodies of the workers were taken to the izmir Institute of Forensic Medicine for an autopsy.
Authorities have launched an investigation into the accident.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman