10.45pm – The young man has been named locally as Kevin Hoare from Bealaha, Doonbeg.
A man from Co Clare has died in a workplace accident in London.
The man in his 20’s from the west of the county had been working at a building site at Cranbrook Road in Wimbledon when he was seriously injured on Monday.
It’s understood the man had been working with concrete at the time.
Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 1.45pm however efforts to save the man were unsuccessful.
Police and the UK’s Health and Safety Executive are investigating the tragedy.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson confirmed to The Clare Herald: “A man in his mid 20s had been reported injured while working with concrete. Despite attempts to revive him, the man was declared dead at the scene.
A postmortem examination was also due to be carried out.
The man’s family has been informed while the Department of Foreign Affairs here is providing consular assistance.