Man pronounced dead after van falls on him in Notts street

A 65-year-old man has died after a van fell on him in a Bulwell street.

By Hannah Mitchell and Matt Jarram
Tuesday, 5th February 2019, 6:47 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:48 pm
Image: Glen Ormrod via Notts Post
Image: Glen Ormrod via Notts Post

It is believed the man had been working on the van when it fell on him at around 2.30pm.

There was a heavy police presence in Bulwell following the incident, and an air ambulance was called to Abercarn Close, which is just off Rock Street.

A number of police cars and ambulances were also seen in the area at around 3.30pm.

A police statement said: “Officers were called at 3.24pm to Abercarn Close in Bulwell following a van falling on a man.

“A 65-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident.”

Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 2.31pm to Abercarn Close. A crew from Stockhill attended they were there to assist the ambulance service."

Story as told by Nottingham Post