One person died and three
others sustained minor to moderate injuries when a wall collapsed at a
construction site in the Newcastle CBD earlier today.
ER24 spokesperson Chitra
Bodasing said when ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they
found that construction workers had been injured.
The wall had fallen outwards,
towards a vacant piece of land, onto the workers.
She said a man was found lying
between some rubble and was assessed.
paramedics could do for him, he was declared dead.
She said three others were
assessed and found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries.
She added that they were
treated transported to hospital for further medical care.
The exact cause of the
incident is unknown, however, authorities were on scene for further
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