A worker died yesterday after being crushed by a hydraulic urinal in heart of London’s West End, police said.
emergency services, including four fire engines and air ambulance were called to the Cambridge Circus at the junction of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road in just after 13:00 after reports of incident.
The worker was released after about 25 firefighters used a winch to lift the entire structure. off Earth. Doctors rendered assistance to the man, but he was ascertained dead on the stage.
Firefighters used a winch to lift the urinal out of Earth
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Police said the victim family was informed. It was believed that he worked on maintenance of toilet.
A hydraulic or telescopic urinal is a structure that is kept underground during the day and used at night, mostly people who Was out drinking.
There’s been an accident outside Palace Theater, which for set for several years Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Workers said they heard sirens when emergency services arrived.
The London Fire Brigade said the man was trapped. below street level”.
Lift urinals are commonly used. in West End for convenience of theatergoers and night drunks
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “We regret having to update that despite efforts of emergency service man who was badly injured in The Cambridge Circus has been announced dead on the stage.
“His next of relatives were informed. Cordons remain in place in location”.
He added: “The man is believed to have sustained crush injuries while on the job. on telescopic urinal on location”.
A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: “We received a call today at 13:05 to inform of incident on Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross.
“We sent a number of to the scene, including the ambulance crew, members of our dangerous area response teammembers of our tactical response team and medic in a fast response car.
“We also sent a London ambulance.”
Center of the capital was congested due to the fact that the roads around the place were closed and the buses changed.