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One man dead after crane collapses in central Glasgow

Category: Scotland

Published: 20th Jun 2012 14:37:35

A man has died and another has been seriously injured after a crane collapsed in central Glasgow.

Emergency services were called to reports of an industrial accident at Buchanan House, in Port Dundas Road, at about 12:25 on Wednesday.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said one man was confirmed dead at the scene. Another is being treated for a head injury at the nearby Royal Infirmary.

Staff have been evacuated from Buchanan House as a precaution.

The building, which houses offices for Network Rail and Transport Scotland, has been undergoing refurbishment work.

Police, fire and ambulance personnel are still working at the scene.

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BBC News, 2012. One man dead after crane collapses in central Glasgow [Online] (Updated 20th Jun 2012)
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