A man in his 30s died Saturday in Ribeira Brava, west of Madeira, when he was hit by a construction machine, a local fire brigade source said.

“We moved two cars and five elements, but when the first car arrived we found that there was nothing left to do,” the same source told Lusa.

The incident occurred in the morning According to firefighters, the machine is said to have fallen from a platform in a site where work is underway, hitting the man.

According to the Firefighters of Ribeira Brava and Ponta do Sol, the incident occurred at the site of Ribeira, parish of Tábua