Man Hit By Dumper Truck Dies

5 December 2016, 19:46 | Updated: 5 December 2016, 19:47

A man has died after he was knocked down by a dumper truck at an industrial site in Edinburgh.

The 55-year-old died at the scene of the incident in Dryden Street at about 9.50am on Monday.

Police are to work with the Health and Safety Executive to find out what happened.

A force spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh attended following a road traffic collision at an industrial site in Dryden Street.

"The incident happened around 9.50am when a 55-year-old man was involved in a collision with a dumper truck.

"The man sustained serious injuries and was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident will be reported to the Health and Safety Executive.''