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    WORKMAN CRUSHED BY MASSIVE BRICK LOAD

    Tipper lorry overturn leaves workman dead on new homes development site

    The Manchester Evening News has reported that a 65 year-old workman has been crushed after a tipper truck containing a load of bricks overturned in Bollington.

    North West Ambulance Service spokesman said:

    “We were called out at 8.02am to an incident at a building site. A helicopter and land ambulance were despatched but he was pronounced dead on arrival.”

    Ian Moor from Macclesfield Fire Station said:

    “We were called out at around 8.10am to a building site on Ingersley Road, in Bollington where new homes are being built. We were told a person had been trapped under a large vehicle and that it was fatal. We don’t know yet if it was one of the builders.”

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