Man badly hurt in industrial accident

Police are warning to be on the guard for rogue traders targeting the elderly in north Derbyshire.
Police are warning to be on the guard for rogue traders targeting the elderly in north Derbyshire.

A man has been seriously injured in an industrial accident.

The 26-year-old was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary after the incident yesterday.

Police said they were called by the fire service to a report of an industrial accident at a commercial unit on Vale Road, Horbury at about 3.45pm.

They said the man sustained a serious injury to his lower body.

A police spokesman said the Health and Safety Executive had been made aware of the accident.

Enquiries are ongoing.