Crane topples into Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale

Construction accident occurs north of 17th Street Causeway


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A crane toppled into the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale.

It happened Tuesday afternoon just north of the 17th Street Causeway.

A construction crew was working on the seawall when the top of the crane collapsed into the water.

Sky 10 was above the scene as the crane was tilted on the barge, partially submerged.

Fort Lauderdale police said there were no injuries and the crane wasn't blocking any navigational lanes.

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