The Department of Labour and Pensions is investigating an accident in which a worker fell 20 feet at a construction site at the Vela development on South Sound Road on Monday.

The incident occurred around 10:30am on Monday at Phase 2 of the development.

According to the Inspections Unit of the Department of Labour and Pensions, the injured male employee fell from a height of about 20 feet and was reported to be conscious with a visible head wound when emergency services arrived on the scene.

He was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment.

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