AÂ construction crane toppled over inÂ the heart ofÂ Moscow’s business district onÂ Wednesday morning, damaging aÂ car that was passing nearby.
TheÂ crane boom fell onto theÂ outer lane ofÂ Testovskaya Ulitsa inÂ the Moscow City business district andÂ caught theÂ back ofÂ a passing Toyota Subaru, theÂ Interfax news agency cited aÂ source as saying.
TheÂ source said theÂ added weight ofÂ a layer ofÂ ice onÂ the boom had caused it toÂ lose balance andÂ topple over.
TheÂ Russian capital this week enjoy warmer-than-usual weather, with temperatures hovering around 3 degrees Celsius during theÂ day andÂ slightly below freezing point atÂ night.
According toÂ preliminary data, no one was hurt inÂ the accident, theÂ city’s emergency services said inÂ an online statement.