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Structure Collapse at Falmouth Docks

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9:59am 28th November 2014
(Updated 9:59am 28th November 2014)

Two men have been airlifted to Treslike after a steel structure collapsed at Falmouth Docks.

Emergency crews were scrambled at 10.10am on Wednesday morning.

Police, fire and ambulance crews as well as the air ambulance rushed to the A&P site to find one of the injured had been trapped.

Both men are local, their injuries are not life-threatening and they have being taken to A & E at Treliske.

Peter Child, Managing Director at A&P Falmouth, said: "Just after 10am today an incident occurred in the steel stock area at A&P Falmouth, where part of a steel rack collapsed. It resulted in serious injuries to two employees.

"Cornwall Air Ambulance, a land ambulance and fire crews from Falmouth Fire Station attended. Both injured members of staff have been taken to Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske. The thoughts of everyone at A&P Falmouth are with them.

"A&P Falmouth will be conducting a full investigation into the circumstances of the incident, and have informed all the relevant authorities."

Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust later updated the situation and said: "One patient has been airlifted to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, by the Cornwall Air Ambulance. The other casualty was taken to Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske by land ambulance."

9:59am 28th November 2014

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