In Basel, a construction worker was run over by a truck on Tuesday and died in an accident.
A fatal accident occurred on the Peza-Arel in the transport service’s construction site area on Tuesday at around 4:30 p.m. As reported by the cantonal police in Basel-Stadt, a construction worker (64) was run over by a reversing truck. The worker sustained fatal injuries.
According to the first findings of the traffic police, the accident occurred on the provisional extended customs facility in the border area with Germany in a construction site area.
The man of Kazakh nationality, who lives in Germany, succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. The exact course of events and the cause of the accident are the subject of investigations by the traffic police. In addition to the canton police, the professional fire brigade and the paramedics of the Basel-Stadt rescue team were also on duty. (dzc)