On Thursday afternoon, shortly after 1.30 p.m., a serious accident at work occurred on Schulstrasse in Oberwil BL. A man († 56) was fatally injured, as the Basel-Landschaft cantonal police wrote in a media release.
According to previous knowledge, the man worked on a construction site. He was hit by an excavator shovel and injured so badly that he died at the scene of the accident. The exact course of the accident is unclear and is being clarified by the Basel-Landschaft police and the Basel-Landschaft public prosecutor. (abbot)