OSAKA — A 3-year-old boy was in critical condition August 4 after a crane toppled over and knocked down a utility pole onto a car he was in, police said.
The crane, which was being used in the construction of a high school swimming pool in Higashi-Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, crashed into the school’s walls at around 10 a.m., knocking down six utility poles, police said. The accident injured Kazuteru Hibi and his father, Masaharu, 35, who were in a car waiting at a nearby traffic light, police said.
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