Crane overturns at Delhi Metro site; two injured

Two persons were injured when a mini-crane at a Delhi Metro construction site toppled and fell on an autorickshaw in south-east Delhi this evening.

The incident took place at Alimore in Sarita Vihar at around 4:30 pm.

“The mini-crane called hydra toppled and fell on an autorickshaw at a construction site between Mohan Estate and Tuglaqabad Metro stations on the Central Secretariat-Badarpur line,” a Delhi Metro official said.

The driver of the autorickshaw and a labourer identified as Rajesh (30) were injured in the incident. They were rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre where they are undergoing treatment, police said.