Worker dies after being trapped between lifter and tunnel roof

A worker has died in an accident during maintenance and cleaning work of the Kirkop tunnels

The accident occurred at around 4:30am(PhotoL: CMRU)
The accident occurred at around 4:30am(PhotoL: CMRU)

A worker has died in an accident during maintenance and cleaning work of the Kirkop tunnels on Tuesday morning.

Police said the 57-year-old from Zebbug was on a lifter arm when he got trapped between it and the tunnel roof.

The accident occurred at around 4:30am.

The worker died on the spot.

A magisterial inquiry has been opened and a police investigation is underway. 

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