Concrete block falls on Old Trafford demolition driver

A demolition vehicle driver is being treated in hospital for serious leg injuries after a concrete block fell on him in Greater Manchester.

The 30-year-old man was in the vehicle's cab near Lancashire County Cricket Club on Brian Statham Way, Old Trafford, when he was hit at 1531 BST.

He was cut free by fire crews and taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary where his condition is described as "serious".

The fire service said his injuries included fractures to both legs.

An investigation has begun into the cause of the accident.

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