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    DEMOLITION WORKER INJURED BY FALLING TREE

    Site manager struck by tree during demolition project on new flats project

    The Romford Recorder has reported that a construction site manager narrowly avoided death after after being struck by a falling tree. It is understood tree surgeons were working on old industrial estate site during the demolition phase in preparation for a new build residential development.

    The 35-year-old man was treated by paramedics before being taken the Royal London Hospital trauma unit suffering multiple serious injuries including a fractured leg.

    A witness said: 

    “We just heard this awful screaming coming from the building site. We popped our heads over the fence and that’s when we saw the poor guy under the tree. He was clearly in a lot of pain and people were trying to comfort him.”

    Mike Pearce MD of 777 Demolition said

    “I have been talking to him and he’s getting back to his old self.”

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