A 66-year-old man walking along a sidewalk at a building demolition site in Tokyo's Chuo Ward was killed Thursday after a wall panel fell onto him.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 11 a.m. in Nihonbashi-Ningyocho. TBS reported that the iron panel was 15 meters wide, four meters high and weighed 300 kilograms.
The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police said they are questioning the site foreman to see if safety procedures were lax before the accident.© Japan Today