Man Accused Of Trespassing After Plummeting Down Lift Shaft
Construction site hazards
A man who fell three to six metres down a lift shaft on Thursday morning has been accused of trespassing onto a Gold Coast worksite.
Police have reported the 45-year-old man allegedly entered a Knightsbridge Parade East construction site, within the gated Sovereign Islands community without permission.
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Queensland paramedics and firefighters attended the scene shortly after 4:30am.
“When they arrived on scene, they found a male had been wandering on a worksite and fallen between levels,” Gold Coast Senior Operations Supervisor Luke Wyatt said.
The man was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital just before 6am with a broken arm and possible leg fractures.
Police have issued the man with a notice to appear before court.
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