Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man killed in dumper truck accident in Edinburgh

Dryden Street industrial estate Image copyright Alan Simpson Photography

A man has been killed after being hit and crushed by a dumper truck in Edinburgh.

The 55-year-old man was knocked down at about 09:50 at an industrial site in Dryden Street.

The man sustained serious injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

A Health and Safety Executive spokeswoman said they were aware of the incident and were liaising with police.

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