NEW DELHI: A crane at a Delhi Metro railway construction site toppled over and fell on a car at Jor Bagh here on Saturday. None of the occupants of the car was hurt, said a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official.

The accident took place around 10 p.m. The crane operator, Dalbir Singh, was later arrested on charges of negligence.

The Delhi metro authorities have offered compensation to the victims and initiated an inquiry into the incident. “We are contemplating action against the contractor. Preliminary findings have indicated negligence on the part of the crane operator,” said a Delhi metro official.