Foreigner dies in accident at supermarket

James Kon

A Philippine national aged 33 died on Wednesday in a tragic accident on the premises of a commercial supermarket in Jerudong.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), a call to rescue a victim trapped by a cargo lift was received at around 2.40pm.

Firefighters from the Jerudong Fire Station arrived at the scene and found the victim who suffered injuries to his head, legs and left hand. Four firefighters used a stretcher to transport the deceased to an ambulance.

The FRD urged commercial premises to make sure that all machinery and equipment are in good condition and to ensure they are well maintained and safe to use.

To report an emergency, contact 995 and provide accurate information of
the incident.

The scene of the accident. PHOTO: FRD