Man dies in sandbank collapse

11 September 2018 - 15:06
By Lwandile Bhengu
A man died when a sandbank collapsed on him at a construction site in Chatsworth on September 11 2018.
Image: Rescue Care A man died when a sandbank collapsed on him at a construction site in Chatsworth on September 11 2018.

A man was killed when a sandbank collapsed on him at a construction area in Chatsworth‚ south of Durban, on Tuesday.

Rescue Care’s Garrith Jamieson said the man‚ a construction worker believed to be in his twenties‚ was working on a site of a house‚ at the corner of Westcliff Drive and Presley Avenue‚ when a sand bank collapsed onto him on Tuesday.

He said the man had died at the scene.

“SAPS are on scene and have taken the body of the deceased‚” Jamieson said.