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Confirmation over emergency Low Southwick incident

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8:49am 17th February 2017
(Updated 1:39pm 17th February 2017)

A cordon has been in place in Low Southwick this morning.

Police, fire crews and the North East Air Ambulance were all on hand at the scene.

Chemical experts, from the Hazardous Area Response Team, also arrived at the Business and Innovation Centre to the site at Silverbriar.

Low Southwick Great North Air Ambulance

A man was taken by a land ambulance just after 8:10 this morning to the Royal Victoria Infirmary on Tyneside.

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Emergency services were called to the Sunderland Enterprise Park at just after 8 this morning following reports of a man with injuries involving a fork-lift truck.

The seriously injured man received medical treatment at the scene and had been taken by a North East land ambulance to the RVI in Newcastle.

Police are working with the Health and Safety Executive to investigate the incident.

Here's more images of the area.

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