Air Ambulance called to Manchester Airport after tug crash

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The North West Air Ambulance was called to Manchester Airport today after a crash between an aircraft tug and another vehicle left one person trapped.

The Tug is understood to have collided with a catering truck leaving the tug driver with serious leg injuries according to an eyewitness who did not wish to be named.

It is believed that the injured man works for ground handling company Aviator and the catering truck belonged to Alpha LSG. The truck driver is not understood to be seriously injured.

Airport Fire Services and North West Ambulance attended the scene along with the Air Ambulance and the injured man was transferred to hospital.

Earlier this year one man died when two vehicles collided at London’s Heathrow Airport.

Manchester Airport Fire & Rescue (Image: Russell Lee/CC2.0) Manchester Airport Fire & Rescue (Image: Russell Lee/CC2.0)
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