TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A woman was killed and six other people injured after a crane collapsed on an apartment building in Dalas, Texas, amid severe Sunday thunderstorms.
The construction crane collapsed following severe weather.
According to WPXI, the crane, pushed over by strong winds, crashed into the 5-story Elan City Lights apartment complex as high winds whipped through the area Sunday afternoon, KXAS-TV reported.
Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans told the Dallas Morning News that the crane toppled into the building, ripping a large hole in the side, according to The Associated Press. It also damaged an adjacent parking garage and some of the vehicles in it.
One woman was found dead after rescue crews searched the damaged building.
Some of the victims in the accident were taken to Parkland Hospital and others to Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas Fire-Rescue officials said.
Of the five victims, two were in critically injured.