A palletiser, a machine placing goods on pallets, fell on a person in Ħal Safi while a large 45 gallon tank was being removed from a container. The 23-year-old from Ħal Qormi was taken to hospital by ambulance following the incident.
Despite initial reports that the cargo fell on the man, it was clarified by a Police spokesperson that the man was at the edge of the container from which large tanks were being removed. The man seemingly fell off the container, with the palletiser subsequently falling on him.
The incident happened at around 6.00pm. A Police spokesperson also confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that the case happened in Triq il-Feniċi, however the victim’s condition is not yet known.
More details soon.