Crane falls on New Albany residence whereas eradicating tree

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WAVE) – Crews are working to clear the scene after a crane falls onto a house whereas eradicating a tree in New Albany.The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon after a tree removing service was employed to take away a tree in a house owner’s yard on Woodbourne Drive.New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey stated the tree trimming growth truck had collapsed whereas positioned over the home.Heather Parsons-Phillips had been residing within the residence for nearly 4 years and knew one thing was off, so she went exterior to file what was occurring.“They took one part (of the tree), no drawback, and one other part, so I got here out right here on the road,” Parsons-Phillips stated. “You could possibly see the entrance of the truck going up just a little bit. I don’t know something about tree removing, so I assumed that was a standard factor. Then it began going up just a little bit extra.”She stated as an worker acquired within the truck to offer it extra energy, the tree’s weight had pulled the truck down onto her residence’s roof.(Story continues under)The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon on Woodbourne Drive. (Supply: Heather Parsons-Phillips)“From the very starting when he was backing in, I had form of an anxiousness about it, simply because it was such an enormous truck in such a small driveway,” Parsons-Phillips stated. “I assumed video can be a good suggestion, simply because I’ve seen so many Instagram movies of issues like this occurring.”Duke Vitality stated round 60 prospects within the space of Woodbourne Drive and Hickory Grove have been with out energy whereas energy traces have been repaired.New Albany Police stated there have been no accidents reported. Woodbourne Drive was closed whereas emergency crews cleared the truck.Simply earlier than 11 p.m., round six hours after being known as out, crews had righted the truck again onto its wheels and retracted the growth again onto the truck.Neighbors, who had been watching since crews started working, set free a small spherical of applause because the truck made its means off the home.WAVE — Louisville and Southern Indiana’s NBC affiliate. Observe us on Twitter & Instagram @wave3news.(WAVE)Copyright 2022 WAVE. All rights reserved.

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