Man injured as floor gives way
Published 15/09/2009 | 00:11
A man was taken to hospital after a floor collapsed at a property in south Belfast yesterday.
The incident happened at a house in the Fitzroy area at a property which is undergoing construction work.
Emergency services, including fire crews, were called to the scene, and the road remained closed for several hours.
The injured man, understood to be a construction worker, was taken |to hospital for treatment, and was discharged a short time later.
An eyewitness who came across the scene a short time later said there was debris everywhere.
“You could see all the debris on the floor, there was quite a lot,” he said.
“It looked like the floor had given way.
“There were fire crews and an ambulance there.”
The Health and Safety executive has launched an investigation into the matter.