Man seriously hurt after getting trapped between lorry and iron gate

PUBLISHED: 13:37 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:37 01 November 2017

Silver Street in Goff's Oak.
Picture: Google Street View

Silver Street in Goff's Oak. Picture: Google Street View

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously hurt as he assisted a lorry driver in Goff’s Oak.

The incident happened just before 2.30pm on Monday, October 30, on Silver Street, outside Silver Street Cemetery.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was assisting a lorry driver when he became trapped between the vehicle and an iron gate, causing serious injuries.

He was airlifted to a London hospital for further treatment.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Sergeant William Hood, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or the aftermath, to please come forward and speak to us if they have not done so already.”

•If you have any further information that could assist the investigation, please call Hertfordshire Constabulary on the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 383 of October 30 or report information online

•Alternatively, if you have any information about this incident you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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