Frankston Hospital damaged after construction equipment crashes through roof

A major piece of construction equipment fell on a hospital in south-east Melbourne, causing significant damage to its roof.

Aerial images taken before 11 a.m. Wednesday show damage to a Frankston Hospital building from what appears to be an overturned piling platform from a neighboring construction site.

A crane has fallen from a construction site at Frankston Hospital.Credit:Nine

No injuries have been reported.

Frankston Hospital is one of the largest medical centers on the Mornington Peninsula and construction began on a $1.1 billion site redevelopment in June.

The redevelopment includes a new 12-story clinical services tower, 130 additional beds, new spaces for mental health and oncology services, and 15 new operating rooms.

The roof of Frankston Hospital was damaged by construction crews.Credit:Nine

Victoria Ambulance, Victoria Police and hospital operator Peninsula Health were contacted for comment.

More to come.

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