Inverclyde Now Logo TEN Years Ago…A Crane Was Stuck In An Inverkip Field For Weeks After Overturning

16 January, 2019 | Single Pages

MAKING the news in January 2009 — A large mobile crane left a country road and overturned into a field near Inverkip, It took around four weeks to recover.

The four-axle truck worth hundreds of thousands of pounds crashed off Dunrod Road, between the A78 and Loch Thom. No one was injured.

The vehicle had ended up on the single-track road after the driver was given the wrong directions to IBM.

It attracted considerable interest from passersby with some walkers even having a picnic on its tyres.

Two huge cranes were brought in as part of a massive effort to recover it.

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