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Worker crushed at power station

A man has been airlifted to hospital after his legs were crushed at a Nottinghamshire power station.

The GMB Union confirmed there had been a "serious accident" at the Staythorpe site near Newark.

Andy Fletcher, from the GMB, said: "Apparently a pipe fell on to a worker, crushing his legs."

The man's injures are not though to be life-threatening. The Health and Safety Executive have said its inspectors would investigate the incident.



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