Man who had fallen down a lift shaft suc­cumbs to in­juries

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A man who had been se­ri­ously in­jured af­ter fall­ing down a lift shaft suc­cumbed to his in­juries and died, the po­lice have con­firmed.

The ac­ci­dent oc­curred in a build­ing on Old Col­lege Street, St Ju­lian’s, two days ago. Mem­bers of the Civil Pro­tec­tion to­gether with an am­bu­lance gave first as­sis­tance.

In a state­ment, the po­lice said that the man is an 86year-old Sliema res­i­dent, and that some con­struc­tion works are on­go­ing at the place where the ac­ci­dent took place. The man was taken to Mater Dei Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment

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