Boy, 7, crushed to death by bulldozer in Siġġiewi

A seven-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a bulldozer in Siggiewi.

Police said the accident happened in a quarry at Ta’ Kandja at around 7am.

Reports said the unmanned construction vehicle, which was parked on a ramp, suddenly started moving and ran over the boy who was in its path.

Police officers rushed to the scene but the boy died on the spot.

The victim was accompanying a relative who was doing work at the site, according to reports.

Officials from the Occupational Health and Safety Authority were also called to investigate the tragedy.

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