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Crane drops load in Queens, injuring 3 people

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  • A crane load dropped in the New York borough of Queens on Tuesday, injuring three people.
  • One person suffered critical injuries and transported from the site.

Three people are injured after a crane load dropped in Long Island City in Queens, N.Y., on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the New York Fire Department's Twitter feed, all three patients were removed from the scene and transported to Elmhurst hospital. One had critical injuries, and another had serious injuries, according to FDNY.

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Emergency responders received the 911 call at roughly 3:40 p.m. ET.