Chennai: A 22-year-old worker died after he fell off a scaffolding at the Chennai Metro Rail Project construction site in Meenambakkam here on Thursday night.
He has been identified as Ravindran, a native of Bihar, and two other workers were standing on the scaffolding and working when a truck carrying cars from Ford’s plant at Maraimalai Nagar hit it.
Ravindran lost control and fell on to the top of the truck from a height of about 50 feet. He died on the spot.
Police rushed to the spot and moved the dead body to the Government General Hospital for postmortem.