Serious work accident on the AlpTransit construction site at Faido

On Thursday, April 20, 2006, a serious work accident occurred in the east side tunnel of the Faido construction site.
At 2:00 am a tunnel worker was manipulating reinforcement mesh. While doing so, the 37-year-old Italian stumbled and fell badly onto the concrete floor of the tunnel. He suffered critical head injuries and had to be flown by REGA helicopter to hospital in Lugano.