Devon

Lorry crush victim left with 'life-threatening' injuries

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Image caption Faraday Road in Plymouth

A man has been left with potentially life-threatening injuries after being crushed while unloading a lorry.

The 31-year-old from Bridgend was crushed by a mechanism on the HGV which was parked on Faraday Road, Plymouth.

Police were called to the incident at around 10:15 GMT on Thursday and the casualty was taken to Derriford Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Devon and Cornwall Police have appealed for witnesses.

Officers from the CID, the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit and the Health and Safety Executive are carrying out a joint investigation.

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