A man suffered his untimely death after a concrete pump house collapsed and fell on him in La Lucia, Durban, on Wednesday.
Netcare 911 said it responded to reports of a structural collapse on Lady Ellen Crescent in La Lucia.
“Reports from the scene indicate that a concrete structure collapsed on a construction worker.
“The patient was assessed on scene by an advanced life-support paramedic and found to have no signs of life,” the emergency service provider said.
The man was declared dead on the scene.
“The fire and rescue services as well as the SAPS [were] on scene to help remove the man from the rubble,” Netcare 911 said.