March 7, 2014
One worker dead, four injured, in Balvanera building collapse
The BA City neighborhood of Balvanera became the scenario of a building collapse that has left so far four people injured and one dead. The accident took place at around 8.45 am this morning in a house under demolition located in the intersection of Jean Jaures and Valentín Gómez streets. City Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta confirmed the victim was trapped in the rubble.
One of the workers suffered serious injures and was transferred to the Ramos Mejía hospital, SAME emergency service head Alberto Crescenti confirmed.
Meanhile, rescue teams continued to search for a worker who went missing after the crack up with ambulances and firefighters crew causing traffic delays in the area.