Three injured after Cotswolds scaffolding collapse

Twitter/Ian Tonner

Three workers were taken to hospital after a scaffolding collapsed on a Church in the Cotswolds.

Local media has reported that on Tuesday afternoon (October 16) scaffolding that was erected for roofing works collapsed at an address in Church Westcote near Chipping Norton.

Three men were injured in the collapse and taken to a nearby Hospital in Oxford.

Two of the men are believed to have suffered non-serious injuries while the extent of the other man’s injuries is unknown.

Ambulance and fire services attended the scene.

Crews from Moreton and Stow fire services assisted in the rescue of the casualties.

Fire officer Ian Tonner tweeted: “Excellent to oversee Moreton and Stow crews at this incident earlier.

“Four people rescued and safe systems of work put in place to ensure no more danger.

The Health & Safety Executive is aware of the incident.

Twitter/ Ian Tonner