Serbian worker critically injured after four storey fall

Two Serbian workers were painting a building when the plank they working on came unhinged. 

One of the workers carried to the ambulance. Photo John Pisani
One of the workers carried to the ambulance. Photo John Pisani
Part of the apparatus on which the workers were on.  Photo John Pisani
Part of the apparatus on which the workers were on. Photo John Pisani
The worker that managed to hang on and escaped injuries.  Photo John Pisani
The worker that managed to hang on and escaped injuries. Photo John Pisani
 Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
 Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
The planks on which the workers were on.  Photo John Pisani
The planks on which the workers were on. Photo John Pisani

A Serbian man is in critical condition after having fallen the height of four storeys in Triq Tumas Galea, Birkikara.

The foreigners were workers painting a building. Police said that the plank they were working on came unhinged. One of the workers, a Serb of as-yet unverified age, fell to the ground and was rushed to Mater Dei Hospital where he was later certified as being in danger of losing his life.

However, his partner, a 31-year-old Serbian, managed to slide down by hanging to the steel wire and was unhurt. The police said that he refused medical assistance.

Police investigations are ongoing. 

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