Construction crane tips over, pins operator near OHSU campus

Portland Fire and Rescue said the extent of the crane operator’s injuries were unknown.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 100,000 pound construction crane tipped over and pinned the operator inside near the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) campus in Southwest Portland Friday morning.

Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted about the incident on Southwest Campus Drive around 11:20 a.m. Crews were able to pull the crane operator outside of the crane. 

A KGW crew arrived to the scene and found firefighters transporting the crane operator, who was in a stretcher, into an ambulance.

Portland Fire and Rescue said in a post on Twitter

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