Worker Falls From Tower Crane In Tokyo

211223 tokyo worker fall from tower crane

A male worker fell from a tower crane at a construction site in Minato-ku, Tokyo, and was later confirmed dead.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, etc., before 4:00 pm on the 22nd, at the construction site of Toranomon, Minato-ku, there was a report that “a male worker fell from a height of 15 metres”.

The fallen worker, Daisuke Akimoto (42), is believed to have been on a tower crane and fell from a height of about 15 meters above ground to the first basement floor.

Mr Akimoto was rescued by a rushed fire brigade but was later confirmed dead.

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the situation and causes of Mr Akimoto’s fall.

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