Foreign worker dies of injuries from highway project collapse - Free Malaysia Today

Two workers were injured, with one dying of his injuries later, after an accident at a construction site of the DASH highway on Saturday. (Facebook pic)

PETALING JAYA: A Bangladeshi construction worker has died of injuries suffered when metal scaffolding collapsed at a construction site of the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway yesterday.

The 43-year-old victim died at Sungai Buloh Hospital’s emergency ward at about 7am, and an autopsy confirmed that he had suffered from multiple organ failure due to a heart attack, Berita Harian reported.

Petaling Jaya police chief Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said: “The victim suffered serious injuries as a result of being hit by a collapsed metal scaffolding and his condition was critical when he was being treated at the hospital yesterday.”

Two workers were injured in the incident. They were carrying out construction work under a 12m high concrete structure, near the Kota Damansara exit toll, when the incident occurred at 7pm.