Construction worker seriously injured after trench collapses in Si Racha

PHOTO: Chonburi Local News

Si Racha –

A Myanmar construction worker has sustained serious injuries when a trench he was working in collapsed in Si Racha yesterday.

Rescue workers were notified of the incident yesterday afternoon at an intersection in the Bo win sub-district.

Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a construction area in which a new drainage network was being installed on the side of the road.

PHOTO: Chonburi Local News

The Myanmar worker, named only as Mr. Auto, 27, had sustained serious injuries and was unconcious after a large pile of dirt collapsed on top of him.

It took about an hour to move him out from the trench. He was rushed to a local hospital.

Another Myanmar worker, who declined to give his name, told rescue workers that it was raining lightly before the incident.

A backhoe was digging in the soil in which Mr. Auto was working before the soil collapsed.

Officials are reportedly set to investigate the incident.

STORY BY The Pattaya News

SOURCE: Chonburi Local News

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