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Mechanic hurt after being trapped in bus wheel arch

A mechanic is in hospital with serious injuries after an accident at Aberdeen bus station.

It is understood the man was checking a fault on a bus when he became trapped in a wheel arch.

The worker was freed by fire fighters and taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he is undergoing treatment.

The incident happened at about 2230 GMT on Monday. Bus operator Stagecoach said it has launched an internal investigation.

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