A 38-year-old Indian national, a resident of Ħal Qormi, is receiving treatment at Mater Dei Hospital following a grievous accident in San Ġwann.
The Police were notified about the accident in Vjal ir-Riħan at about 9.30 a.m.
It resulted from initial investigations that the man was carrying out maintenance work on a lift when the lift cage came down and he ended up with his leg trapped underneath it.
Civil Protection Department personnel and a medical team administered first aid at the site of the accident.
An ambulance transferred the man to hospital, where he was certified to have suffered grievous injuries.
Police investigations into the accident are ongoing.