Man arrested over death at building site

Michael Hunt

A truck driver has been arrested after he fatally injured a worker while reversing into a building site in Cumbria.

Twenty year old Gary Mellor of Currock in Carlisle suffered fatal chest injuries after he was hit by the truck which had been moving scaffolding onto the site.

Mellor was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary where he was pronounced dead, following the incident last Friday morning.

Health & Safety Executive officers and the coroner have been notified.

The twenty seven year old truck driver has been released on bail until early next month.

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