Man freed after crane working on Clay County bridge project falls

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – A worker was hospitalized Tuesday after a crane working on a bridge project on County Road 218 fell on him. A Clay County Fire Rescue spokesman said the man’s leg got trapped under the crane.

The accident happened near the intersection with Blanding Boulevard. The victim was a subcontractor of Sacyr Construction, which is working on the bridge over the South Fork of Black Creek.

The crane was removed from the road and traffic on CR-218 is flowing again. Work on the bridge project has stopped and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating the accident.

News4Jax has a crew gathering more information.

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