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.