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Industrial accident man now critical

A 48-year-old man severely injured at the Botanical Gardens after being “rolled over” by a construction vehicle yesterday is in a critical condition at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

The victim was said to be in “excruciating pain” after the incident, which took place at just after 9am.

He was rushed to hospital for treatment. According to police, he remained in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit this morning.

Fire Service spokeswoman Sergeant Russann Francis, said: “At approximately 9.02 [Thursday] morning, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an industrial accident at 169 South Road, Paget, near to the Botanical Gardens.

“It was reported that a male in his forties was found to have been rolled over by a bobcat and was in excruciating pain. The Fire Service responded to the incident with one vehicle and four emergency medical technicians. The patient was found to have multiple injuries.”

A police spokesman confirmed that an investigation had been launched by the health and safety office.

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Published March 06, 2015 at 8:00 am (Updated March 06, 2015 at 11:54 am)

Industrial accident man now critical

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