Man is seriously hurt after being trapped under a metal beam

A man has been seriously injured after he was trapped under a girder on a Wigan borough industrial estate.

Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 5:21 pm
Updated Friday, 15th October 2021, 11:43 am

Both the fire service and an ambulance crew were called to the incident on Meadowcroft Way in Leigh at 12:30pm on Monday.

It has been reported that the man sustained severe lower limb injuries but his condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

The metal beam was removed and the casualty was taken to Manchester Royal Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment.

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An aerial view of Meadowcroft, Leigh where the incident has taken place

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