Crane collapses onto homes in Thailand killing one person and injuring four

A crane collapsed onto homes killing one person and injuring at least four others in Thailand this morning.

The heavy duty construction equipment was working on a new apartment block when it toppled over onto rented rooms next to the building site.

Rescue teams said the victim was crushed to death by the concrete base of the crane. Several homes were damaged by the metal beams.

Paramedics were working throughout the day to remove the body of the victim and secure the area around thhe five-storey condominium construction.