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Man critical in Wavertree forklift truck accident

Chestnut Building Centres Image copyright Liverpool Echo
Image caption A forklift truck was pictured on its side at Chestnut Building Centres

A man is in hospital with "major trauma" injuries after an industrial accident with a forklift truck, paramedics said.

The accident happened at Chestnut Building Centres on Picton Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, at 11:05 GMT.

The man, in his 60s, was taken to Aintree Hospital by air ambulance, where his condition remains critical.

Officers are working to establish the full circumstances of the incident, Merseyside Police said.

The site has been cordoned off while detectives speak to witnesses.

Image copyright Liverpool Echo
Image caption The accident happened at Chestnut Building Centres in Picton Road, Wavertree

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