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SSI contractor injured at Teesside steel works

Contractor injured at SSI plant on Teesside Photo: ITV

A contractor at the SSI steel works on Teesside has been taken to hospital with leg injuries. It happened at lunch time today (Tuesday) while he was cleaning his vehicle at the site near Redcar.

Cleveland Police say they responded to reports of a man trapped under a wagon just after 1pm. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended the scene.

The man was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.