Duo hurt in 100ft fall
Published on: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
By: Bernama

KOTA BELUD: Two building contractors sustained serious injuries after falling almost 100ft from a Telekom substation tower in Kg Kuala Abai, Monday.

The injured workers were identified as Sylverius Dami, 28, and Miandi Ungkaris, 40, both of whom were doing repair work when the incident happened.

District Fire and Rescue Services Chief Rozlan Osman confirmed incident.

He said it was learned both the workers did not hit the ground but caught themselves hanging 10 feet from the ground before being taken down by other workers.

He said when his team arrived at the site, both were still conscious but were not able to move. They were rushed to Queen Elizabeth hospital.

The cause of the accident was being investigated, added Roslan.



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