Thursday 26 November, 2020

Vieux Fort construction worker dies after wall collapse

Paul Dormant, deceased

Paul Dormant, deceased

A male individual is dead following an accident at a construction site in Vieux Fort on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Paul Dormant of Pierrot, Vieux Fort.

According to an official at the Saint Lucia Fire Service, the Vieux Fort Fire Station responded to a call at approximately 2.30 pm on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Pierrot, Vieux Fort.

Information received indicated that a concrete wall collapsed on a male construction worker, at a house renovation site.

The responding officers found one male, appearing to be in his thirties, unresponsive and with no vital signs.

It was observed that the patient had deformities on his body.

CPR was immediately initiated and continued en route to the St Jude Hospital where the patient was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.

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