Fatal Building Site Accident

A worker in Almuñécar died from an electrical discharge yesterday in Torrecuevas in Almuñécar.

ALM CemeteryThe fatal accident occurred around 16.20h on a worksite behind the Tanatorio Zumaquero. The victim was a 65-year-old crane operator.

The emergency service immediately despatched an ambulance, as well as the Policía Local and Guardia Civil. A medicalised helicopter from the Junta was also sent but neither the paramedics onboard or those with the ambulance could do anything for the victim.

Consequently, the Inspección de Trabajo y al Centro de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales (work-safety inspectors) have been informed.

Note: the photo is of the other, nearby cemetery from across the vega.

(News/Noticias: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Photo: infocostatropical)

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