Probe after man hospitalised in industrial accident
A PROBE has been launched after a young man was seriously injured when he was crushed between an HGV and a container.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident on Youngs Road at East Mains Industrial Estate in Broxburn, West Lothian this morning.
The 23-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the incident at 9.40am.
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Police in West Lothian were called to Youngs Road in Broxburn around 9.45am on Friday 28 July following a report that a man had been seriously injured after becoming trapped between an HGV and a container.
“The 23-year-old was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment. The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and enquiries are ongoing.”
A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said: “HSE is aware of this incident and liaising closely with Police Scotland.”