A 39-year-old man suffered serious burns to his arms and legs in an industrial accident in Scarborough. It happened at the Dunslow Road Car Wash at Eastfield. It is believed that staff at the site were burning waste when the incident occurred.
The man was airlifted to Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he is currently undergoing treatment. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating and police are appealing for witnesses and information.