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    INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN WEST LONDON

    Traffic chaos caused after scaffolding collapses into road

    It has been reported (30 Sept) by Getwestlondon that scaffolding on a construction project in Hayes collapsed on Wednesday afternoon (September 30) causing local road closures and heavy traffic in the area. The scaffoldĀ  on the apartment block toppled at around 1pm.

    One eyewitness told the reporter:

    “When we got to the bridge over Hayes & Harlington station, I saw the police there. The police were directing the traffic.. it looked quite a disaster! The scaffolding had come right off the building site there, onto the pavement and the road.

    God help if anybody was walking down there it would have fallen down on them!”

    A Metropolitan Police spokesman said:

    “There were no injuries and work is under way to remove the scaffolding from the road. The road will remain closed while the scaffolding is removed and it is estimated to take three hours.”

     

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