AGM worker hospitalised with mangled leg following accident


An accident at the Aurora Gold Mine (AGM) in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) has left one worker nursing serious leg injuries.

It is understood that the worker, who is said to be a forklift operator, was carrying out duties on Sunday afternoon as wood was being offloaded from a haulier truck when the load slipped, toppling the forklift and pinning him to the ground. It is understood that the accident has left the worker with a broken and mangled leg.

Further reports also indicate that on Sunday evening, the worker was medevacked out of the mining site to a private hospital in the city.