Workers injured in building site collapse

Three workers were injured and trapped when part of a building under construction collapsed at Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin (RMUTR) in Nakhon Pathom on Thursday morning.

Workers injured in building site collapse
Part of the fifth floor of this building under construction in the compound of Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin (RMUTR) in Nakhon Pathom collapsed on Thursday morning. Three workers were injured. (Photo: @ruamduay Facebook page)

Three workers were injured and trapped when part of a building under construction collapsed at Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin (RMUTR) in Nakhon Pathom on Thursday morning.

The new building is in the compound of the public university, which is in Buddha Monthon district.

Rescuers from the Por Tek Tung Foundation rushed to the scene.

The three injured workers were freed and taken to a nearby hospital, reports said.

News reports said the corner of the fifth floor collapsed while concrete was being poured .

Other details were unclear, with some reports saying part of the sixth or seventh floors collapsed, trapping workers on the fifth floor.