23-year-old dies in industrial accident at Bright Hill Crescent

SINGAPORE - A 23-year-old died in an industrial accident on Tuesday evening at a construction site along Bright Hill Crescent.

He was found trapped in earth up to his waist, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), who was alerted to the incident at 6.45pm.

Police said they received a call for assistance at 6.17pm at a construction site along Block 3 Bright Hill Crescent and that the man was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

He was extricated by the SCDF. Police are investigating.

kxinghui@sph.com.sg