A construction worker succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital Saturday night, hours after he was critically injured when a piece of wood fell on him from a multi-storied under-construction building at Uttara sector 18 in the capital.
The victim was identified as Monir Hossain, 18, son of Abul Kashem of village Char Darbeshpur under Sonaigathi in Feni.
DMCH police outpost in-charge Bachchu Mia, quoting the victim’s cousin Md Selim, said that the victim got seriously injured when a piece of wood fell on him from rooftop at about 8:00pm when he had been coming out of the multi-storied under construction building at Uttara sector 18.
His fellow workers immediately rescued him and rushed him to a local clinic from where he was sent to DMCH where he died at about 11:00pm.
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