Man rushed to hospital after industrial accident

A man has been taken to hospital after an industrial accident on Wearside today.

Friday, 5th January 2018, 11:16 am
Updated Friday, 5th January 2018, 3:30 pm
Sedling Road

A Health and Safety Executive spokesperson confirmed the agency was investigating an accident at a factory on the Wear Industrial Estate in Washington: "HSE is aware of the incident and is making further enquiries."

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A North East Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We were called at 6.20am this morning to Sedling Road in Washington, to a report of an incident.

"We dispatched one ambulance and took one male patient to the RVI."

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said the force had received a report of an incident but did not attend.