Fatal site closed

2010-10-15 00:00

KWAZULU-NATAL’S Labour Department has closed down the construction site for the Arbour Crossing Shopping Centre in Amanzimtoti after an construction accident saw one worker killed and two seriously injured when a trench they were working in collapsed on them.

The accident happened on Tuesday and the department as well as the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding it. The trench was excavated to install a storm water drain.

Department spokesperson Page Boikanyo said they shut operations at the site and issued the company with a prohibition notice.

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