Worker falls down quarry, sustains serious injuries

At 11am this morning, a man was pulled out of a quarry in Siggiewi and taken to Mater Dei

A man was seriously injured after falling off a truck in a quarry
A man was seriously injured after falling off a truck in a quarry

A manual labourer, 41, fell off a truck and hurt himself at the bottom of a quarry in Siġġiewi, the police said. 

The incident happened at 11am on Monday in a quarry in Triq Bur ix-Xewk, Siġġiewi. The Qormi district police were alerted.

The man was found at the bottom of the quarry and was pulled out by the Civil Protection Department.

He was immediately taken to Mater Dei hospital where he was certified as suffering from critical injuries.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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