Man in serious condition after falling from cable car


A man is in serious condition after falling 50 meters from a cable car pylon in Graubünden.

The 59-year-old was carrying out maintenance work on the Diavolezza cable car with three colleagues when the accident happened. 

He fell when a gondola passed by, he fell onto the top of the cabin first before plummeting to the ground. 

His fall was broken slightly by the snow – but he suffered major injuries. 

An investigation by the Graubünden cantonal police and federal authorities is now underway. 

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