Police probe after man crushed in scrapyard accident

A PROBE has been launched after a young man was seriously injured when he was crushed between an HGV and a container.

Saturday, 29th July 2017, 11:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:58 am
The scene in Broxburn where a 23-year-man was crushed by a lorry. Picture: SWNS

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident on Youngs Road at East Mains Industrial Estate in Broxburn, West Lothian yesterday morning.

The 23-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 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. The Health and Safety Executive have been informed.”

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Police at Dalton Metal Recycling in Broxburn, West Lothian, where a 23-year-old man was trapped by industrial machinery. Picture: SWNS
Police at Dalton Metal Recycling in Broxburn, West Lothian, where a 23-year-old man was trapped by industrial machinery. Picture: SWNS