PETALING JAYA, Feb 26 — A man was injured after a crawler crane collapsed onto the middle of a highway during construction works on the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway in Ampang this morning.
The incident also caused massive congestion along the highway.
A Selangor Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson said the 36-year-old victim, a crane operator, suffered minor injuries to his hip and was treated by paramedics at the location.
“The victim was given first aid treatment and subsequently brought to Hospital Ampang. No further casualties were reported,” the spokesman said.
Seven personnel from the Ampang Fire and Rescue Department station were dispatched to the scene after the department was notified of the emergency at 10.20am.