Investigation following 'serious incident' at Tata Steel in Port Talbot

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A man remains in a critical condition following the incident at the steelworks yesterday Photo: ITV News Wales

A joint investigation has been launched by South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive following a 'serious incident' at Port Talbot.

A man, who works at the plant, is understood to remain in a critical condition after being airlifted to the University Hospital of Wales.

Officers received the call just before 5pm yesterday but would give no further details about the nature of the incident.

A spokesperson for Tata Steel in Port Talbot says the company is co-operating fully with an investigation by the South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive.

We can confirm that an incident took place yesterday afternoon. One person was affected and taken to hospital. We are co-operating fully with the investigation.

– ROBERT DANGERFIELD, TATA STEEL

Mr Dangerfield added that he could not comment on the circumstances of the incident due to the investigation.