A 26-year-old man has been killed in an incident reportedly involving heavy machinery at the construction site of Everton’s new football stadium.
Merseyside Police confirmed the man, who has not been identified, died from his injuries after he was taken to Aintree hospital from Bramley Moore Dock shortly before 1pm on Monday.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said it had officials “on-site” who were making inquiries.
Everton FC said: “Everyone at Everton Football Club is heartbroken by the news a male worker has died following an incident at the Everton Stadium site at Bramley-Moore Dock.
“The thoughts and condolences of everyone connected with Everton are with his family, friends, and colleagues at this unimaginably sad time.
“Stadium contractor Laing O’Rourke has immediately launched an investigation and will work with the police and the Health and Safety Executive to establish the full details of the incident.”
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