Crane topples on highway in Weld County

Posted at 3:16 PM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-08 17:40:55-05

A crane rig toppled over on Highway 52 in Weld County Tuesday.

The driver told the Colorado State Patrol that he moved over on the highway to accommodate oncoming traffic, but ended up sinking into the soft shoulder and the crane toppled over.

The crash happened about three miles east of Hudson, just south of Interstate 76.

No one was hurt, but hazardous materials experts had to come in to deal with leaking diesel fuel.

The Colorado State Patrol said a crane will have to be brought in to remove this crane. That will likely happen on Wednesday.

The crane is registered to a company in Wyoming -- Magna Energy Services.


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