A contractor at the SSI steel works on Teesside has been taken to hospital with leg injuries. He was cleaning his vehicle at the site when the incident happened. He was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.
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