UPDATED: One Person Dies, Another in Danger of Dying, After Cospicua Wall Collapse


A foreign construction worker has died, and a 35-year old man from Valletta suffered serious injuries after a wall at a construction site collapsed in an incident which took place this morning at around 08:00 in Triq l-Erwieh, Cospicua.

Civil Protection Department Officials were on site, to assist the two workers, while an Ambulance took the 35-year old to Mater Dei Hospital for further medical assistance. The foreign worker, a 32-year old from Gambia was pronounced dead on site, while the 35-year old is in danger of dying.

Staff from the Occupational Health and Safety Authority as well as from the Building Regulation Office reported to the site too.

A Magisterial Inquiry is underway.


Photo: Ruth Castillo // TVM



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