Göttingen. In Göttingen a construction worker was killed in a crane accident.
Another man was seriously injured, police said Göttingen With.
Göttingen: The crane suddenly tips over
Accordingly, the large construction site crane crashed on Saturday in the Esebeck district on the roof of a shell on which the two men were staying.
The crane smashed the ceiling, the construction workers fell and were buried by concrete parts. One man was presumably dead immediately. His colleague was trapped and seriously injured. The scene of the accident was confiscated by the police.
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The identity of the victim is still unknown one day after the tragedy, the police said. The construction company comes from the Sauerland in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The seriously injured 40-year-old was operated on. He is currently not available for questioning. The 42 crane operator suffered a shock. A large number of rescue workers were on duty at the scene of the accident.
Police in Göttingen investigate after a crane accident
According to initial findings, the construction site crane suddenly overturned during loading activities for an as yet unexplained cause. The investigations are ongoing. (dpa / ck)