Three workers have been injured in an accident on a work site in Kingston this morning.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to Dockside, Eastlake Parade were a concrete boom had collapsed.
Firefighters have rescued one of the men who was trapped under the boom.
Update to follow.
10:02am Saturday 21 July 2012
Intensive care paramedics have treated three patients on scene.
All are currently being transported to The Canberra Hospital, one in a serious condition the other two with minor injuries.
10:12am Saturday 21 July 2012
[Words Courtesy ESA, Picture from a reader]
UPDATE 21/08/12: 14:21: The police are now asking for witnesses following the death of one of the workers:
ACT Policing is investigating a workplace incident at Kingston Foreshore this morning (Saturday July 21) killing a man in his early 20s.
At about 9.44am police were called to a construction site where a concrete pourer had collapsed injuring three workers.
ACT Ambulance arrived at the scene and tried to resuscitate the man without success. The two injured workers have been transported to The Canberra Hospital for treatment.
ACT Policing are preparing a brief for the Coroner with the assistance of Work Safe ACT.
Anyone who is yet to speak to police and witnessed the incident is asked to call police on 131 444.