Construction crane falls onto NYPD van in Manhattan

Posted at 12:19 PM, Sep 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-28 17:15:05-04

MANHATTAN — A construction crane tipped over in Manhattan Monday, toppling onto a police van parked alongside a busy sidewalk, authorities said.

It happened about 9 a.m. at 30th Street and Broadway, according to an EMS spokesperson. The equipment involved is a drilling crane.

The massive gear fell perpendicular to the roadway and came crashing down on an NYPD traffic van, officials said. No one was hurt.

PIX11 News' Mike Graham contributed to this report.