Construction crane flips in Metro-East -

Construction crane flips in Metro-East

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By Afton Spriggs By Afton Spriggs


(KMOV) -- Emergency crews were called to the scene of a construction accident in the Metro-East.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at a ConocoPhillips work site on Highway 111 in Hartford, Illinois.

Hartford police tell News 4 that a crane was lifting pipes when it tipped over.

At least one person was injured in the accident; that victim was transported from the scene in a medical helicopter.

No word yet on the victim's condition or what caused the crane to tip over.

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