Mechanic Crushed by Engine

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes

naked and confused in orgivaA mechanic died after the engine of a lorry that he was working on fell onto him, crushing him. The accident occurred yesterday in Órgiva where the 55-year-old victim has his garage.

The emergency-response number 112 received an alert at 17.10h to say that a man was trapped under a large engine which he had been repairing. The Guardia Civil and Fire Service, together with an ambulance were despatched to the scene.

Unfortunately, the ambulance crew could do nothing for the victim as he was already dead.

The accident is being investigated by the police. The Inspectorate of Work and Labor Risk Prevention will also be looking into the circumstance of this fatal accident.

(News: Orgiva, Alpujarra, Granada, Andalucia)

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