Man dies after falling into trench

By Drum Digital
09 February 2015

A construction worker died after falling into a trench at the Blue Hills mall in Midrand, Johannesburg, emergency medical services said.

A construction worker died on Monday after falling into a trench at the Blue Hills mall in Midrand, Johannesburg, emergency medical services said.

"We have just discovered a body, being the trapped body of a 53-year-old man. He was confirmed dead on the scene," said spokesman Robert Mulaudzi.

Earlier, Mulaudzi said two workers were injured when they fell into the trench at the mall.

One of them was rescued and taken to Sunninghill hospital in a critical, but stable condition.

The 53-year-old man at that point had not yet been reached by emergency services.

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