Three people have been killed and one injured after a crane collapsed in a Sydney suburb.
Key points:Four people have died and one has been injured after an underground crane collapsed at the Four Seasons hotel on SundayThe building was being used as a hotel for guests of the hotelWhen the crane collapsed, a crowd gathered to watch the rescue operationPolice said the man who was injured was being treated at the scenePolice said an explosion was not believed to be the cause of the collapse.
Police said three people died when the crane toppled at the Five Diamonds hotel on Sydney’s northern outskirts.
The man who died was being transported to a hospital in his hotel room at the time, and police are investigating the cause.
Three other people were injured in the collapse, police said.
The cause of Sunday’s collapse has not yet been determined.
The collapse happened at the intersection of King George and Queen Elizabeth streets, just south of the city’s CBD.
The building is a hotel that is operated by the Four Diamonds, a luxury hotel chain owned by Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin.
The hotel is one of the largest in the city, according to data from property site Domain Group.