A contractor working at the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Solihull has been “badly injured” while working.
It is thought that he was carrying out pipework and maintenance work when an accident occurred on Thursday, August 13.
The incident is being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at this time.
According to BirminghamLive, the HSE is “making initial inquiries”.
The contractor worked for engineering recruiter Shorterm Group, which confirmed an incident took place with a full probe underway.
A source told BirminghamLive the worker allegedly had his foot run over by another contractor driving a forklift truck.
More details have been sought from the relevant authorities, but none have yet been confirmed.
In a statement, a Shorterm spokesperson said: “We can confirm an incident involving a temporary worker took place at the JLR Solihull manufacturing plant on Thursday, August 13.
“A full investigation is under way involving the relevant authorities.”
A Jaguar Land Rover spokesperson said: “We can confirm an incident involving a contractor took place at our Solihull Manufacturing Plant on Thursday, August 13. A full investigation is underway with the relevant authorities and suppliers.”
A HSE spokesperson added: “HSE is aware of the incident and is making initial inquiries.”
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