Man falls 32ft down lift shaft in Kettering

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he fell 10m (32ft) down a lift shaft at a shopping centre in Kettering.

Ropes were used to reach the man after the incident at the Newlands Shopping Centre at about 14:50 BST, a fire service spokeswoman said.

He had suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to hospital.

A police investigation has been launched into the cause of the incident.

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