Crane overturns in Delhi Metro site, two injured

Crane overturns in Delhi Metro site, two injured

Damaged autorickshaws at a Delhi Metro Rail construction site in New Delhi on Wednesday. AFP

“The mini-crane called Hydra toppled and fell on an autorickshaw at a construction site between Mohan Estate and Tuglaqabad Metro stations on the Central Secretariat-Badarpur line,” a Delhi Metro official said.

The driver of the autorickshaw and a labourer identified as Rajesh (30) were injured in the accident. They were rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre where they are undergoing treatment, police said.

The cause of toppling of the Hydra is not certain and a probe team has been constituted.

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