One person was killed and four others were seriously injured following an accident at a construction site in Pattaya on Monday afternoon, October 1st 2018.
The accident occurred when part of a crane collapsed at a construction site in North Pattaya where a new hotel is being built.
The workers were being transported up the crane in a lift when the lift gave way and collapsed hundreds of feet above the ground.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene, while four others were taken to Banglamung Hospital and Bangkok Pattaya Hospital with critical injuries.
Pattaya Authorities said they have launched an investigation into the incident. Construction has been halted at this time until the incident is investigated.
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The construction site belongs to a joint Italian and Thai company. They have so far declined comment.
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