Labourer at Giftland Mall dies after being crushed by glass

A labourer is now dead after being crushed by a pile of glass panes that came crashing down on him inside a container that he was offloading at the construction site for the Giftland OfficeMax Mall at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara.

Jeremy Ames, 28, of Lot 74 Prince William Street, Plaisance, succumbed to his injuries at the Woodlands Hospital, where he was taken after the accident, which occurred yesterday morning. Relatives learned at the hospital that Ames suffered the brunt of injuries to his neck and abdomen.

Chief Executive Officer of Giftland OfficeMax Ian Ramdeo told Stabroek News the accident was being investigated …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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