On Saturday, April 27th, a tragic breaking news story emerged out of Seattle, Washington. According to media reports, a crane unexpectedly collapsed in the middle of traffic.
When the crane collapsed, several vehicles were pinned underneath it. At least four people, two construction site workers and two others in the crushed cars, were killed as a result of the accident. Several others were injured.
The construction crane was reportedly working on a South Lake Union project, reported the Seattle Times. The incident occurred at the intersection of Fairview Avenue North and Mercer Street.
Local authorities and first responders rushed quickly to the scene; some victims were taken to nearby hospitals. It is unclear what caused the crane collapse.
This story is developing. Currently, few details are known. Please stay tuned for updates as more information becomes available.
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