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Another Construction site Accident a worker dies after a pile of glass crushes him

Screen Shot 2014-04-23 at 8.47.51 PMA young labour attached to Giftland office max’s new shopping mall at Liliendall on the east coast of Demerara was killed in an accident this morning.

There are reports that he was trying to offload a sheet of glass from a container when he was pinned by a pile of glass, which came crashing down. Dead is Jermaine Hynes 28 of Princess William street Plaisance. The father of two reportedly started working at the mall about two months ago. The accident occurred around ten this morning according to his cousin Denzil who is also a labourer at the mall.

He said it took the other labourers and other men on the worksite about an hour to remove the glass from on top of the man. He said all this time his cousin was crying out for pain.

Hynes was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The police are currently looking into the matter.

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