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Man killed in Pensnett yard tragedy
4:39pm Tuesday 19th June 2012 in Local
A MAN has died after he was injured during an incident at a metal recycling yard in Pensnett this morning (Tuesday June 19).
The victim, aged 42, was declared dead at the scene following an incident at R Davies Metals in Smithy Lane at 4.45am.
It is believed a lorry and trailer were involved and the man suffered crush injuries.
A paramedic area support officer, an ambulance and the MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a man who had suffered serious injuries. Unfortunately, it became clear that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”
The yard was sealed off by West Midlands Police for forensic examination and the Health and Safety Executive was called in.