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Greater Noida: 28-Year-old engineer dies in elevator crash at under-construction site

A major accident took place in Greater Noida. 28-Year-old engineer dies after falling from the temporary lift. The incident took place on Monday evening around 4.15 pm. The engineer, who was admitted to a private hospital in critical condition, dies. Police has started investigation along with registering an FIR in the matter.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Noida: A major accident took place in Greater Noida of UP, adjacent to Delhi. Here the young engineer, 28-year-old dies a painful death after falling from the temporary lift. The incident took place on Monday evening around 4.15 pm. The engineer, who was admitted to a private hospital in critical condition, dies. Police has started investigation after registering an FIR in the matter.

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According to a senior official, the incident happened at around 4:15 pm in Sector 150, inside the boundaries of Knowledge Park police station, while workers were removing a temporary lift from the 25th floor of one of the residential towers (it was being used to transport construction materials).

According to Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Greater Noida) Dinesh Kumar Singh, “The deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Ritik Rathore, a native of Firozabad district. He had come to remove the temporary lift and during the process, the supporting system could not bear the load of the lift, which crashed on the ground”.

As per media reports, Rathore suffered severe injuries and was taken to a private hospital, but he did not survive. DCP Greater Noida Mr. Singh also mentioned that additional legal actions in the case were being taken. Police Commissioner Laxmi Singh took notice of the situation and subsequently ordered that a FIR be filed and that those accountable for the incident be detained. An official stated that the temporary lift had been put in place for a year at the location and that the service provider company was removing it at the end of its tenure.

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