December 18, 2008 | Dave Janney

Cherry picker collapses, injuring one

ABC News
 
Posted Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:44am AEDT
Updated Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:55am AEDT

Lucky escape… A cherry picker lies against a fence after a work-site accident in Richmond. (User submitted: Hunter Stevenson)

Three workers have had a lucky escape after a cherry picker toppled in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond this morning.

Two men were in the picker and another man was operating it outside a building off Church Street, when the boom toppled, about 10:00am (AEDT).

One worker was taken to the Alfred Hospital with minor injuries after he fell onto a cyclone fence.

The other men were not hurt.

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