Unloading Accident

Photographs show a man whose head was crushed by a piece of heavy construction equipment.

Claim:   Photographs show a man whose head was crushed when a piece of heavy construction equipment flipped atop him.

Status:   Undetermined.

Examples:   [Collected via e-mail, 2006]

Here's some really graphic pictures of a bulldozer accident. Are they true?

How NOT to Unload a New Cat Dozer From a Flatbed
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Origins:   The above-displayed photographs first hit our inbox in November 2006 and purportedly show a man whose head was crushed when a piece of heavy construction equipment rolled or flipped off a flatbed truck and landed atop him. We haven't yet been able to confirm any details of the accident, but the context of the photograph indicates it took place at a shipyard in Singapore.

Last updated:   17 December 2006

 

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