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Three men injured after falling from crane onto a boat

The incident occurred this morning in Derry.

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THREE MEN HAVE been taken to hospital after falling from a crane.

The incident occurred today at Lisnhally Docks in Derry.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said that the three men fell from the cradle of a crane into the hold of a boat.

The incident occurred at 9.47am today and NIAS sent three A&E crews, one RRV paramedic, two ambulance officers and a HART officer to the scene.

The three patients have been taken to Altnagelvin hospital. One of them has back and neck injuries, a second has back injuries and the third is described as “walking wounded”.

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