Two construction cranes collide in Texas, injuring 22 people

At least 22 people were injured in a collision between two construction cranes in the US state of Texas.

The incident took place Wednesday morning in Austin. Two cranes were working and collided.

One of them tilted, the operator was locked in the cockpit at a height of about 45 meters. Rescuers retrieve him, the man was not injured.

16 people were taken to the hospital, diagnosed with injuries of varying severity. Most of the casualties are workers who were injured while trying to find shelter at the time of the incident.

The deceased is a crane operator. According to preliminary data, about 10 cars were damaged.