UPDATED AT 5:35 p.m:According to the university’s website the crane collapsed while it was being dismantled at the construction site of the Arts and Technology Building in the southeast side of campus. The university has advised nobody go near the site of the collapse.READ MORE: Look Up To See Bright Comet Leonard In December Before It Vanishes Forever
RICHARDSON (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people are dead after a crane collapsed at the University of Texas at Dallas campus in Richardson Saturday.READ MORE: CEO Doug Parker To Retire From Fort Worth-Based American Airlines In 2022
Allen Palomda with the Richardson Fire Department says the crane collapsed onto a building. Firefighters were called to the scene around 3:20 p.m.
Palomda confirms two construction workers died as a result of the collapse.MORE NEWS: 'My Home Is Still Uninhabitable': 10 Months After Winter Storm Some Texans Still Waiting On Insurance Claims
No university students or faculty were injured.