Grantham forklift death: Stephen Woollas named as victim

Vacu-Lug premises The accident happened at the Vacu-Lug factory on Wednesday

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A man who died in an accident involving a forklift truck at a factory in Grantham has been named by police.

Officers were called to Vacu-Lug, a tyre retreading firm, in Gonerby Road, Gonerby Hill Foot, at about 08:30 BST on Wednesday.

Stephen Woollas, 49, died at the scene shortly after the accident. No-one else was injured.

An inquest into his death is due to be opened and adjourned on Friday pending a full investigation.

The accident is being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive with assistance from Lincolnshire Police.

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