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
HEADER: CMRU Police