The accident occurred on Tuesday shortly after 12 noon on a construction site on Güterstrasse in Pratteln, as the canton police in Basel-Landschaft announced.
According to previous knowledge of the police, the man had carried out work on the goods elevator shaft. For reasons that are still unclear, there was an incident with the goods lift, with the man being trapped in the lift shaft. The man was injured so badly that he died at the scene of the accident.
The police and the public prosecutor’s office in Basel-Landschaft clarify the exact course of the accident.