Worker seriously hurt at Wellingborough’s Stanton Cross development

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A man has been seriously hurt while working at the new Stanton Cross housing development in Wellingborough.

Northamptonshire Police confirmed they were called to an industrial accident in Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, at 1.45pm this afternoon (Wednesday).

A man was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry with serious injuries and the force is carrying out a joint investigation into the incident with the Health and Safety Executive.

A spokesman for Galliford Try, contractors at the site, said: “An operative was injured and taken by air ambulance to University Hospital Coventry where he is currently receiving treatment.

“The police and HSE are attending the site and we are assisting them with their enquiries.

“We cannot say anything more at this point.”