NYC crane collapses; injures several

3 seriously injured


The Fire Department of New York says seven people have been hurt, three of them seriously, when a crane collapsed at a construction site in the city's Queens borough.
The fire department got the call shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Long Island City neighborhood.
The crane was visible along the East River behind a big neon "Pepsi Cola" sign, a local landmark.
The three people who were seriously injured are in stable condition.
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