Man in his 70s killed after being crushed by a hot tub falling from a crane into a garden as cops rush to scene
A PENSIONER has been killed after residents declare he was crushed by a hot tub which fell from a crane.
Police rushed to a residential deal with in Mangotsfield, Bristol, this morning after experiences of the OAP being crushed by a heavy load.
The man in his 70s was significantly damage by the tub which is believed to have fallen from a top.
Neighbours witnessed the horror second that the hot tub fell, claiming that it clipped the wall earlier than dropping.
They stated: “That’s what it seemed like from the place I used to be. I feel it clipped the wall. They have been doing a lot of labor in the again garden.
“I heard and saw it all, it’s not fair for me to share any more than that. All I will say is they are neighbours who live behind me.”
Another resident stated: “It was undoubtedly a hot tub. They we’re decreasing it into the garden.
“I heard a load of shouting and screaming. I do not know whether or not the person lives there or works for the crane firm.”
It is known that the person was working with the crane on the time of the incident, and the hot tub was being delivered into a garden of a property.
Emergency companies confirmed that each a crane and a hot tub had been concerned in the tragedy.
An Avon and Somerset Police spokeswoman stated: “We had been known as at 9.26am at this time to help the ambulance service at a residential deal with in Mangotsfield after a man was significantly injured by a heavy load which had fallen from a crane.
“Tragically, the person, aged in his 70s, was pronounced deceased on the scene.
“His subsequent of kin have been knowledgeable and our ideas exit to them.
“Police inquiries are ongoing at the scene in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive.”
A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive confirmed: “HSE is aware of this incident and investigating.”
Avon Fire and Rescue Service obtained a name to Springleaze, Mangotsfield, to help police and paramedics at 9.54am on Monday.
A spokeswoman stated: “Sadly, the person in his 70s was pronounced deceased on the scene.
“Crews from Kingswood and Avonmouth supported emergency service colleagues by working to make the equipment safe following police investigations.
“Our thoughts go out to the man’s family and friends at this sad time.”
A spokeswoman for South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust stated: “We had been known as at 9.20am to an incident in the world of Mangotsfield.
“We attended with multiple resources including an air ambulance and the Hazardous Area Response Team.”