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    INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

    Two work men recovering in hospital after 10m fall from scaffold

    It has been reported by This is Nottingham that two men are in hospital after falling from scaffolding at the old Players tobacco factory premises in Nottingham.The men were admitted to the Queen’s Medical Centre and are said to be “in a serious but not life-threatening condition”. 

    The former factory is now used as student accommodation. One student said: 

    “I think they were working on either the third or fourth floor, I heard the scaffolding collapse and wondered what had happened. I heard one of the workmen shouting and then there was a huge crash”

    An spokesperson for the ambulance service said:

    “The ambulance service was the first on the scene in a first-response vehicle and they did a really good assessment and called for two ambulances. We think they have fallen about 30 feet. We had good access in, but one of the men had fallen into a garden of thorn bushes.”

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