Sontra (dpa / lhe) - A man hit two of his colleagues with a forklift in an accident at work and was seriously injured as a result.
According to the police, the employee of a specialist company for windows and doors in Sontra (Werra-Meißner district) transported window parts on a metal frame on Monday morning.
The 49-year-old's view was restricted as a result, as a result of which he overlooked two of his work colleagues.
A 40-year-old injured man was brought to the Werra-Meißner Clinic with pain in his back.
His 68-year-old colleague was flown to the hospital in Kassel in a rescue helicopter.
When he fell, his legs got under the metal frame on the forklift.
As a result, he injured himself on both legs and in the abdomen and pelvic area.
The police are investigating the 49-year-old for negligent bodily harm.
The office for occupational safety of the Kassel regional council and the responsible professional association are to help clarify the incident.
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