Worker killed at construction plant yard

Grant Prior 8 years ago
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A man died from head injuries yesterday following an incident at the Ripley yard of construction support services specialist Leedale.

Derbyshire Police were called to the yard on Tuesday morning where a 24-year-old man from Chaddesden, Derby suffered fatal injuries as a result of the incident involving a road sweeper and a tipper.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Derbyshire police are working with the Health and Safety Executive to investigate the circumstances of the incident.

A spokesman for Leedale told the Derby Telegraph: “It was a tragic accident. Everyone is distraught and our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this time.”

Leedale provides a range of construction plant to contractors, developers and local authorities.

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