Drunken crane operator arrested

12. July 2018 | Comments (1)

A crane operator is being held in prison having smashed into several cars on the Long Island Expressway, New York on Wednesday.

New York drunk crane operator
The scene as Sinclair was arrested

The operator, Brian Sinclair, 47, of Bay Crane, struck and seriously damaged four cars before he was forced to stop, when a police officer, having slowed the crane down, managed to climb into the cab and threaten him at gun point.

New York drunk crane operator
One of the four cars that the crane struck

Sinclair is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. He was given $5,000 bail but declined to post it and remains in jail. Meanwhile it is understood that none of the drivers of the cars that were involved are in critical condition.


20. July 2018 22:43

Maybe the operator was a little depressed, and thought some booze would give him a "Lift".