Long Beach, CA – Update on Identity of Person Injured in Crane Collapse on 61st St

Long Beach, CA (October 9, 2019) – Police have identified the man who was injured after a crane collapsed on 61st Street in Long Beach as Pastor Carl Kromminga.  The incident took place on Monday afternoon, October 7th, on the 300 block of 61st Street.

A homeowner, identified as Jerry Gilmore, caught the moment the crane fell on top of some nearby homes on a security camera. Kromminga was on his patio when he was struck by debris during the accident.

The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for a head injury and several cracked ribs. The company responsible for the crane, Southern California Edison, is assisting in the investigation.

Our thoughts are with Pastor Carl Kromminga and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Construction Accidents in California

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports approximately 150,000 construction accidents with injuries each year. Construction accidents in California, like any other state, are often among the most severe kinds of accidents as they typically involve seriously heavy and powerful equipment. Such accidents can easily result in catastrophic or even fatal injuries to workers, as well as bystanders and property owners.

We understand that there is often nothing as life-altering as suffering a sudden injury, and it is important to realize that your rights must be protected as soon as possible. Additionally, when you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of someone else’s blatantly negligent behavior, it is essential to understand the need for qualified representation.

Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our compassionate attorneys today.

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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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