Man falls to his death at construction site

2020-10-20 at 08:49

A driver of a tipper truck has died in an accident at a construction site in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo.

A tipper truck transporting sand to a building under construction at the Science Faculty of the University of Colombo had fallen into a drain at the construction site last evening.

The driver had sustained serious injuries after falling off the truck, while attempting to drive the truck out of the drain. Police said he died upon admission to hospital.

The deceased is a 64-year-old resident of Pelmadulla.

Further investigations are being carried out by the Cinnamon Gardens Police.