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Man dies after fall from ladder in Luton street

A man has died after suffering severe injuries in a fall from a ladder outside a bank in the centre of Luton.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was on a ladder outside the Yorkshire Bank in George Street when he fell at about noon on Wednesday.

The East of England Ambulance Service said the man had been in a critical condition on its arrival.

He was treated by paramedics and taken to the nearby Luton & Dunstable Hospital, where he died shortly after.

The exact nature of the man's injuries is not known.

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