National Museum Cardiff worker injured in roof fall

The ambulance service said the injured man suffered head, back and leg injuries

A staff member has been taken to hospital after he was injured in a roof fall at the National Museum Cardiff.

Emergency services were called to the city centre building at 14:42 BST on Tuesday.

National Museum Wales said the buildings department employee was involved in an accident while undertaking routine maintenance and there will be a full investigation.

The ambulance service said he suffered head, back and leg injuries.

He was taken down on a stretcher about 90 minutes after 999 services were called.

The ambulance service said the man had fallen approximately 10 feet (three metres).

A Health and Safety Executive spokesman said: "We're gathering more information before making a decision on whether or not to investigate further".

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