Investigation launched after worker ‘crushed’ at North Wales recycling plant

The man was flown to Stoke after the incident at the Thorncliffe (Abergele) site.

The Health and Safety Executive is investigating after a worker was injured at a recycling plant. The man was flown to hospital in Stoke by air ambulance after the incident at the Thorncliffe site on Rhuddlan Road in Abergele just after 11.30am on Thursday morning.

It is understood the member of staff suffered serious crush injuries. His condition is currently unknown.

A HSE spokesperson said: “HSE is aware of the incident and making initial enquiries.”

Thorncliffe has been asked to comment.

North Wales Live