Worker trapped by one tonne digger

An employee has been taken to a Birmingham hospital after a mini digger tipped over and fell trapping his foot underneath. The accident happened at approx 3.30pm when fire crews found the one tonne digger had toppled onto the man.

Special fire equipment was used to free the man who was then taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.

The local fire service used Hydraulic equipment along with a back up winch to help remove the digger without injuring the man’s leg further.

He was then taken to hospital to receive further treatment.

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