Worker's legs 'crushed' at Mini car plant

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Image caption The man was injured at the Mini car plant in Cowley

A man has suffered serious injuries to his legs after an accident at the Mini car plant in Oxford.

A 54-year-old man was "crushed by a container" on Tuesday afternoon, at the plant in Cowley, a South Central Ambulance Service spokesman said.

He was then airlifted to the John Radcliffe hospital.

In a statement the company said: "An internal investigation is under way and the Health and Safety Executive has been informed."

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