Person dies after being stuck in elevator at Gampaha Hospital

Person dies after being stuck in elevator at Gampaha Hospital

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An individual has diedfollowing an accident inside an elevator at the Gampaha District General Hospital.
The incident happened at around 2 pm today. The elevator had got stuck due to power outage while coming down from the upper floor along with his wife and child. The victim had jumped out of the elevator when attempts were made to rescue them. Hospital sources said that he sustained critical injuries on his head. Thereafter he was admitted to the preliminary treatment unit but attempts made to save his life were futile.
The woman and the three year old child have been rescued. Further inquiries are being pursued into the incident.