Man Dies After Becoming Trapped Under Burning Waste Truck

Police are investigating an incident that resulted in the death of man after he became trapped under a burning waste truck.

The truck was carrying industrial and chemical waste. At around 6:30am nearby residents heard what The Mirror described as a “massive bang”.

Emergency services were called to the scene. The man was flown by air ambulance Watford General Hospital but was later pronounced dead.

A Hertfordshire Police spokesman – “The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed and police are working with the HSE to establish the facts of what has happened”

The death is being investigated by police, the local council and the Health and Safety Executive.

The identify of the man has not yet been released.

A Hertfordshire Police spokesman said: “The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed and police are working with the HSE to establish the facts of what has happened.

“HM coroner for Hertfordshire has also been made aware of the incident.”


 

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