Man injured after industrial accident

A man was taken to ARI following an accident at Score in Peterhead this morning
A man was taken to ARI following an accident at Score in Peterhead this morning

A man has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following an accident at Score this morning.

Police Scotland were called out to the scene at around 11.40am when it was made clear that one man had been injured in an industrial incident at the Peterhead site.

Paramedics and two Scottish Fire and Rescue Service appiances assisted in the rescue.

On arrival, fire crews discovered that the man had become trapped.

Firefighters used chocks and blocks, hydraulic rescue equipment and an on-site crane to free the man.

He was then placed in the care of paramedics and taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious multiple injuries.

Coincidentally the crews were actually carrying out working at height training at the station when they received the call, so they were already kitted out for such a rescue.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said that Health and Safety Executive staff were also called out and will now look into the cause of the accident.

It is understood that the man’s injuries are not life threatening.