Another crane incident has taken place in Melbourne’s CBD, resulting in injuries for the crane driver.
The man had to be treated for suspected spinal and leg injuries after falling 2 metres inside a tower crane on the construction site.
It is believed the crane driver was climbing a ladder up to the driver’s cabin when the fall occurred and he landed on a metal platform beneath. He sustained spinal and leg injuries.
Emergency crews worked for more than an hour to rescue the crane driver from the 20 metre high platform.
He was transported to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition.