Man injured in Knottingley industrial accident

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A man suffered an injury to his leg in an industrial accident in Knottingley this morning.

Police said officers attended the incident, at a construction site on Kirkhaw Lane, with the ambulance service just before 11.10am.

A spokesman said the force received a report that a man in his 30s had suffered a leg injury.

He was taken to Pinderfields Hospital for treatment.

Wakefield District Patrol Team 5 said on Twitter that a girder had fallen, but no one was badly injured.

A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive said: "We have not been made aware of an incident, however if it is RIDDOR reportable the dutyholder has 10 working day to notify HSE of the incident."

Police are appealing for information.

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