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Builder airlifted from Milton Keynes after being crushed by 1.1 tonnes of sheet glass

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A man who was crushed by 1.1 tonnes of sheet glass on a building site in Milton Keynes has been airlifted to hospital.

The Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) arrived at the site in Knowlhill at around 9.40am after reports that the 28-year-old had been seriously injured.

When the crew arrived the man had already been pulled away by his work colleagues. He was treated at the scene for suspected chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries, as well as a fracture to his right leg.

He was taken to the major trauma centre at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire. The crew landed at the hospital at around 10.24am, and the patient’s current condition is unknown.

WNAA works in partnership with the NHS offering a free of charge helicopter and advanced medical crew to give patients the very best emergency care. The service receives no Government funding and relies solely on public donations.

To make a donation, please call 08454 130999 or visit www.wnaa.org.uk/donate.

 

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