NORMAN — An accident at a Norman church Thursday morning left one injured after a construction lift tipped onto two wheels.
Norman Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey said firefighters responded to the call at 10:11 a.m. The lift tipped into McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, 419 S. University Blvd., with one construction worker in the basket.
The worker was on his way to the roof with shingles when the lift tipped, crashing the basket into the side of the church.First responders removed the construction worker from the lift and he was taken to the hospital.
Firemen worked alongside construction workers to get the crane upright, Bailey said.
Bailey said the injuries sustained by the worker in the basket could include a broken arm. The construction efforts at the church include putting a new roof on the facility.
No one in the church was injured.
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