Young woman dies after being hit by falling bricks in east London

first_imgA man was also treated at the scene for shock.A Health and Safety Executive spokesman said: “Inspectors have attended the site and are making ongoing inquiries in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police to investigate the circumstances of the incident.”As the investigation is ongoing we are unable to comment further at this time.” Photo shows bricks scattered across the pavement where they fell from a crane Photo shows bricks scattered across the pavement where they fell from a craneCredit:Phil Harris “Our thoughts are with Matthew and his family at this time. Any donations to assist them would be gratefully received.”Within a matter of hours more than £3,000 of a £20,000 target had been reached.Officers from the Met Police attended the scene at 9.38am on Tuesday, where bystanders were helping the woman who had been spotted lying in a pile of rubble and broken wood.center_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. A woman has died after being hit by a pallet of bricks that fell from a building site crane.The 29-year-old, named locally as Michaela Boor, died in hospital on Thursday as a result of her injuries after she was hit by debris after bricks fell from a building site crane in Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, on Tuesday morning.A fund set up to raise money for the family of the young mother has received thousands in donations.Claire Thomas, from Matrix Construction where Michaela’s dad Matthew Boor works, set up the JustGiving page to help the family.Writing on the page, she said: “One of our employees Matthew Boor was called away from work yesterday, following the tragic accident at Mile End – His work colleagues have asked us to start this page to help him and his family at this difficult time.last_img read more