Tuesday 19 September 2017

Irish man in critical condition following fall from construction site in Australia - reports

Gold Coast, Australia Photo: Deposit
Gold Coast, Australia Photo: Deposit
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

An Irish worker is reportedly fighting for his life after falling from scaffolding at a construction site in Australia.

It is understood that the man - aged in his 30s - fell several storeys from a site on the Gold Coast in Brisbane.

A number of media outlets in Ireland and Australia are reporting that the man's nationality is Irish but he has as yet not been named.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs told independent.ie that they are aware of the case but have not been contacted.

"We stand ready to provide consular assistance if requested," they said.

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