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Man crushed on Morrisons' store building site in Milton Keynes

  • 8 August 2014
  • From the section England
Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance lands at Coventry Airport
A 28-year-old man has been airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with serious injuries after being crushed on a building site

A man has been crushed by more than a tonne of sheet glass at a building site in Milton Keynes.

The 28-year-old has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after the accident at the site of a new Morrisons' store in Grafton Street.

Work colleagues at the site had already pulled the man out when ambulance crews arrived at 09:40 BST.

He was treated at the scene for suspected chest and abdominal injuries and a fracture to his right leg.

A Warwickshire and Northamptonshire air ambulance took him to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

Thames Valley Police and the Health and Safety Executive have started an investigation.

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