Published: May 20, 2013
Investigation launched as man dies after Highbridge factory roof fall

An investigation has been launched after a man died following a fall from a roof in Highbridge on Friday (May 17th).

Two air ambulances, police and paramedics were called to a factory in Commerce Way at 11.45am, as pictured, after the man fell from a high roof.

He was air-lifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol with head injuries.

Police said on Monday that the man had sadly later died of his injuries.

A spokesman for the government's Health and Safety Executive told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are aware of a fatal incident at a premises on the Walrow Industrial Estate in Highbridge on 17th May."

"A joint investigation has been launched with Avon and Somerset Police and inquiries are continuing."

Pictured: The scene in Highbridge on Friday, where the Great Western Air Ambulance air-lifted the man to Frenchay Hospital

 


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