A Waste Management Corporation (WAMCO) employee has been injured due to an accident while on duty in Addu City, Hulhumeedhoo.
WAMCO said that the employee was on duty when the accident occurred. Addu City Council said that it had been informed of such an incident that happened early in the morning.
“We received news that an employee of WAMCO received injuries while standing on top of a waste lorry. The worker suffered injuries to the toes as the lorry closed as the worker remained on top. We were informed around 11:00.” Said a Council member.
The worker has now been transported to Hithadhoo of Addu City. WAMCO confirmed that the worker was in surgery by around 14:00, but refrained from disclosing any further details.