Worker crushed to death in tragic crane accident

A man has died after becoming trapped underneath a crane in Adelaide.

About 9.30pm last night, police and emergency services were called to a construction site on Ayliffes Road after reports a man was caught under a crane.

Despite desperate attempts by emergency crews, the 35-year-old worker from Plympton died at the scene.


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Ayliffes Road was closed for several hours while Major Crash Investigators examined the scene throughout the night but has since been reopened.

Police will continue to work in consultation with SafeWork SA.