Woman dies after being hit by pallet of bricks on street
WORLD

Woman dies after being hit by pallet of bricks on street

Offshore Technology International -
Pedestrians filmed the aftermath of the accident which happened near a building site.

A 29-year-old woman who was injured after being hit by bricks which fell from a building site in east London on Tuesday has died.

Pedestrians on Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, caught the aftermath of the accident on video, shortly after the woman was hit by a pallet of bricks while walking next to the construction site for a new housing development.

The London Ambulance Service took the woman to an east London hospital where she remained in a critical condition for several days.

A police spokesman: 'The woman died in hospital at 10:40hrs on Thursday, 29 March.

'Her next of kin have been informed. Formal identification awaits.

'A post-mortem examination will take place in due course. Officers were called at 09:38hrs on Tuesday, 27 March to Burdett Road at the junction with St Pauls Way, E3.

'A woman had been struck by debris falling from a building site crane.

'London Ambulance Service attended and the woman was taken to an east London hospital, where she was in a critical condition.

'A man at the scene was also treated for shock.

'Officers from Tower Hamlets CID are investigating in consultation with the Health and Safety Executive.'


You can write your opinion

No comment posted.