Man crushed at glass factory ‘seriously injured’

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A man has been seriously injured after being crushed at a South Yorkshire glass factory.

The 24-year-old, who has not yet been named, was hurt in an incident at the Beatson Clark glass factory, Greasbrough Road, Rotherham, this afternoon.

Emergency services were alerted to incident at 12.45pm and the Health and Safety Executive was also informed.

An air ambulance was deployed to the scene but the casualty was driven to the Northern General Hospital.

An investigation into the circumstances is now under way.

See The Star tomorrow for more details