Crane topples backward
Updated) - A crane operator jumped to safety from his cabin this evening when a crane toppled backwards on the bastion opposite the Central Bank of Malta in Valletta.
The crane's mobile base ended up with its front part pointing skywards and the arm hanging in a precarious position over the bastion.
No one was injured. The incident happened at about 8.15 p.m.
The crane was being used to erect scaffolding. It was removed using another crane.