The victim being taken to the hospital.

ASAJAYA: A man was trapped under a crane yesterday after it collapsed at Asajaya Hulu here.

According to a fire operations commander, the incident occurred at12.50pm.

After receiving a distress call, the fire and rescue station here despatched a team of 11 firefighters led by PBK I Mosli Salim to the scene.

The collapsed crane.

Upon arrival, the team found that the victim’s leg was pinned down by the crane.

The firefighters, with the help of a nearby excavator, managed to pull away the crane and extricate the victim safely.

The victim was sent to the hospital.

The victim being taken to the hospital.