Inquest into the death of Crossrail worker opens

An inquest into the death of a worker on the Crossrail project opened this morning. Rene Tkacik, 44, died on March 7 last year while working as a concrete sprayer at Fisher Street, Holborn.

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Inquest into death of Crossrail worker opens

An inquest into the death of a worker who died last year whilst working on the Crossrail project has opened this morning.

René Tkacik, 44, who died on 7 March after he was hit by a section of freshly applied shotcrete at Crossrail’s Fisher Street site.

He died as he sprayed concrete through a hose - known as "shotcreting" - used by Crossrail contractors.

A silent vigil was held outside this morning. Credit: David Standard/Leigh Day.

A silent vigil was held outside the Coroners Court this morning.

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