Elevator Crushes Man in Kapiri Mposhi To Death

Elevator Crushes Man in Kapiri Mposhi To Death.

A Twenty-Seven year old forklift operator in Kapiri Mposhi died on the spot after an elevator fell off smashing his head in the process.

The deceased Jackson Siwale of Riverside Township was crushed as he tried to out some bags in order, but accidentally pressed on a lowering gear, which caused the elevator to fall on top of him.

Central Province Commissioner of Police, Lombe Kamukoshi said this in interview in Kabwe yesterday. “I can confirm that we have picked up a body of a forklift operator who has had his head smashed after the elevator he was operating on accidentally came down on him,” he said.

The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon and the body was currently at the Kapiri Mposhi mortuary.