Trowbridge crane accident

A crane driver has had a massive electric shock after his crane hit an overhead power line on a construction site at Paxcroft in Trowbridge.

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Crane worker in critical condition after cardiac arrest

The crane worker, who is in his 30s, suffered a cardiac arrest after the massive electric shock. Ambulance crews used a defibrillator on him and he was partially resuscitated at the scene. He was breathing but unconscious when he was airlifted away.

He is now in a critical condition in the Royal United Hospital in Bath. The man is not from Wiltshire.

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