Foreign worker crushed to death in KL construction site mishap

KUALA LUMPUR: A foreign national was killed when an iron pole dangling from a crane fell on him at a construction site near Jalan Kuchai Maju, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park here.

Brickfields district police chief ACP Amihizam Abdul Shukor said when police arrived at the scene after being alerted, the 42-year-old victim had died from severe head and body injuries on Wednesday (Dec 29).

“Preliminary investigations found the iron structure was being lowered to the ground and during the process, it allegedly became unstable and fell on the victim,” he said in a statement.

He assured that investigations would be carried out transparently without any prejudice against any parties involved in the mishap.

He urged those who have information on the incident to call the Brickfields police hotline at 03-2297 9222 or Kuala Lumpur police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or any nearest police station. – Bernama