Man dies in excavator accident

There was a fatal accident on Wednesday morning at a construction site near Partituurlaan in the Eindhoven suburb of Tongelre.

An excavator on a construction site collapsed. As a result, the man who was sitting on the machine was entirely trapped between a wall of construction bricks.

Other construction workers were taken care of by ambulance and police.

The police, ambulance, and Fire Brigade arrived quickly. A trauma helicopter was also called. But it was no use. The trapped man died instantly. According to a local resident, it was difficult for emergency services to reach the accident site.

The Labour Inspectorate has started an investigation into the accident.


Translator: Bob

Editor: Melinda Walraven

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