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Recovery truck worker crushed to death in UAE accident

Afkar Abdullah /Sharjah
Filed on November 5, 2019 | Last updated on November 5, 2019 at 05.39 pm
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(alamy.com/ae)

The rope pulling the vehicle onto the truck broke, and a part of the crane collapsed.

A 30-year-old Asian man died on the spot after a part of the crane of a recovery vehicle fell on him, crushing him. The incident happened on Monday in Sharjah's industrial area no. 12.

Police said they received a call at the operation room early morning about the incident, following which a team comprising traffic police officials, ambulance and a rescue unit were rushed to the site. They found that the worker had already passed away.

Police said that the body of the deceased has been shifted to Kuwait Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The initial investigation revealed that the worker and his colleague were trying to transport a broken down car to a workshop in industrial area no. 12 when one of them tied a rope at the front end of the car to haul it over the recovery vehicle. The rope broke in the process, causing a part of the crane to fall on him.

Afkar Abdullah


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