Worker OK following heavy machinery accident in Hoover

Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 11:09 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2021 at 11:50 AM CDT
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HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - Crews were working to clear the area around powerlines Wednesday morning at the corner of Riverchase Parkway West and Old Montgomery Highway when a heavy machinery accident occurred.

Officials on scene say a man lift tumbled down the slope off the side of the road and flipped over.

The worker operating the lift was was alert and in stable condition when he was transported to UAB Hospital, according to officials.

Overturned man lift.
Overturned man lift.(Source: Duane Prater/Hoover Fire Department)
Crane accident scene.
Crane accident scene.(Source: Kerry Nivens/WBRC)

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