Man Dies After Part Of JCB Falls On Car

JCB Injury

14.01.2008

Health and Safety investigators have launched an inquiry alongside Thames Valley Police after a man died and two were injured after part of a JCB fell on his car in Oxfordshire.

The three men were sat in the car on a Linden Homes building site in Banbury when part of the nine-tonne JCB part landed on the car.

One man, in his 30s died on the scene while the injured were taken to Horton General Hospital.

David Urpeth from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors commented: "Workplace accidents that occur on building sites continue to be a major source of industrial accidents. Sadly, as this case demonstrates, the results of these works accidents can be tragic.

"I represent many people who have been injured or killed in workplace accidents."