Demolition worker loses leg…

A worker has his leg amputated after demolition accident.

UK trade magazine Contract Journal is reporting that a builder had his leg amputated by paramedics after a chimney he was demolishing collapsed on top of him in Newcastle.

The old pub he was working in had become unstable and paramedics were forced to cut his leg off to free him from the wreckage on Tuesday.

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