Birmingham & Black Country

Arrest after worker dies in Birmingham recycling plant

Picture of Cardboard 4 Cash LTD. Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to Cardboard 4 Cash Ltd in Digbeth by West Midlands Ambulance Service

A man has been arrested after a worker died in an industrial accident at a Birmingham recycling plant.

Police were called to Cardboard 4 Cash Ltd on Liverpool Street in Digbeth at around 19:30 BST on Wednesday by West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Paramedics were unable to save the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and is being held in custody. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

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