BREAKING: Two Men Injured In Scaffolding Collapse at Leeds Victoria Gate Development


A man is in serious condition after two men were taken to hospital in Leeds when scaffolding collapsed at a construction site this morning.

One man has been reported to have fallen from height and a colleague was rescued from the top of the scaffold at Victoria Gate development in Leeds at around 8am this morning (5th May).

Det Insp Andy Welbourn, of West Yorkshire Police, said the man that fell had “serious injuries”.

The Health and Safety Executive was aware of the incident, he added.

The development is to include a John Lewis store along with 30 other shops and an 800-space multi-storey car park.

The development is due to open in 2016.