Man, 22, critically ill after plunging through barn roof

Man, 22, critically ill after plunging through barn roof

Man, 22, critically ill after plunging through barn roof

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A worker is critically ill in hospital after plunging eight metres through a barn roof.

The 22-year-old fell through the roof in Mere Lane, Cross-in-Hand, near Heathfield, on Wednesday at 10am.

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services were called after a man fell through a barn roof.

“The 22-year-old man was airlifted to Kings College Hospital, London, with serious head injuries where he is in a critical condition.

“The health and safety executive have been informed and police are working with them in a joint investigation at this time.”

Paramedics attended the incident and confirmed the man was seriously injured.

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