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Published: Wednesday April 9, 2014 MYT 7:04:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday April 9, 2014 MYT 7:05:55 PM

Construction worker killed by falling concrete arch in freak accident

KUANTAN: A construction worker was crushed to death by a concrete arch after it was knocked over by a lorry at Lorong Sentosa Kanan 2, near Muadzam Shah, Rompin Tuesday.

According to state public order and traffic chief Supt Mohamed Fauzi Abdul Rahim, the victim, Juhari Muhammad, 51, was directing a reversing concrete-mixer lorry when it hit the top of the arch, causing it to topple.

The concrete arch then fell on the victim, crushing him to death in the 9.50am incident.

"The victim sustained severe head and body injuries and died while being treated at Muadzam Shah Hospital," he said here Wednesday. - Bernama

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