Thursday, April 18, 2024

Employee dies after roof collapses on him throughout home demolition in Vellore


The roof fell on Okay. Arivazhagan who died on the spot
| Photograph Credit score: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

A 21-year-old man died after the roof of a dilapidated home in Kurichi Nagar close to Okay.V. Kuppam city in Vellore district collapsed on him on Wednesday.

The police stated that the deceased Okay. Arivazhagan, 21, S. Nagarajan, 26, and V. Ponnarasu, 22, had been employed to demolish the home by its proprietor Okay. Ganesh so as to construct a brand new home on the identical web site. All the employees belong to the identical village. As they had been demolishing the home, the roof collapsed and fell on Arivazhagan, who died on the spot. Nevertheless, the opposite two staff and G. Balaji, 20, the proprietor’s son, escaped with minor accidents. Each the employees had been on the roof. The incident came about round 10.30 a.m.

Instantly, neighbours rushed to the spot and rescued the three injured individuals. Nevertheless, they had been unable to retrieve Arivazhagan’s physique from the particles. Okay.V. Kuppam police arrived on the spot and eliminated the particles, utilizing an earthmover. Arivazhagan’s physique was despatched to the Authorities Medical School Hospital in Vellore for a autopsy. A case has been filed by the Okay.V. Kuppam police. Additional investigation is on.

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