September 24, 2018 4.22 pm This story is over 36 months old

Man dies after Immingham Docks incident

An investigation has been launched

A lorry driver has died from serious injuries sustained in an industrial accident at Immingham Docks on Monday morning.

As previously reported, Humberside Police were called to the Associated British Ports site at 6.30am on Monday, September 24 and the incident is currently being investigated.

DFDS, who are Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, confirmed in a statement that there has been a fatality.

The statement read: “DFDS can confirm that there has been a fatality at DFDS Seaways at Immingham Docks. DFDS are working closely with the authorities as part of their investigation.”

A DFDS spokesperson said: “Our thoughts go out to the family of the person involved”

The man was reportedly standing at the back of his trailer when another trailer collided with him causing fatal injuries.

Humberside Police previously said in a statement: “We were called to the ABP site at Immingham Docks at 6.30am today (Monday) to reports that a man had suffered serious injuries following an industrial accident.

“We are investigating the incident and are working with the site management and Health and Safety Executive to establish the circumstances.”

An ABP spokesperson said: “We can confirm there has been an incident at the DFDS site at the Port of Immingham this morning and we are working with the emergency services and DFDS to support them.”

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said: “HSE is aware of the incident and is investigating.”

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