Construction worker dies after Dubai wall collapse

Four also injured following incident at Al Safa site

NEWS, Projects, Al Safa, Construction workers, Dead, Dubai

A construction worker has died and four others sustained injuries when a concrete block fell from a height and led to a wall collapse at a construction site in Al Safa area in Dubai.

A police source said the accident took place at 11:30am on Wednesday.

Some construction workers were standing near a three-metre high wall, when some concrete blocks overhead fell down. One of them fell on the head of one of the workers, killing him instantly.

Some of them crashed into the wall, causing it to collapse. One worker was rushed to hospital with moderate injuries, while three others received medical attention on the site.

According to the police, the work supervisor, the site manager and the safety and security officer have been referred to the Bur Dubai Police Station for further action.

 

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