One man died on Saturday morning when the maneuvering machine slipped and fell and was submerged in a quarry in Vila Viçosa. The victim is the driver of the machine, a 30-year-old man from Borba.
The alert was given at 9.42 hours. The man would be inside the vehicle and was working on laying stones and earth to plug holes in the Cabanas quarry when the accident occurred. Got stuck inside the machine.
To the scene, means were sent from Vila Viçosa firefighters, Special Fire Brigade, GNR and a team of divers to assist in the rescue work of the victim.