An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout
An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout

Excavator breaks loose from crane, plunges down giant shaft at Hong Kong highway construction site

  • Spokesman says no one injured in the incident, which took place on a section of the new 4.7km Central Kowloon Route located in Ho Man Tin
  • The HK$42.4 billion project is designed to alleviate traffic congestion on existing east-west roads across Kowloon

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout
An excavator lies at the bottom of a deep shaft after breaking free from the crane that was lowering it at a Hong Kong highway construction site. Photo: Handout
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