Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight demolition site worker death probe

Atkinson Drive, Newport Image copyright Google
Image caption David Shayler was working at a demolition site in Atkinson Drive, Newport, when he sustained serious injuries

Police are investigating the death of a man who was seriously injured at a construction site on the Isle of Wight.

David Shayler was working at a demolition site in Atkinson Drive, Newport, on 13 October, when he sustained serious injuries.

The 53-year-old was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday.

The exact circumstances surrounding how he was injured are being investigated by officers and work at the site has been suspended.

"Detectives are working closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as part of this investigation", Hampshire Constabulary added.

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