Landes: A young 20-year-old apprentice who was run over by a forklift

The essentials A young man of 20 died that Thursday afternoon in Biscarosse in the Landes trapped under a lifting device.

A dramatic work accident occurred that Thursday afternoon in a company specializing in the trimming and cleaning of green spaces in Biscarosse in the Landes.

A 20-year-old young man was driving a rail-mounted handling machine that was transporting wood when the forklift overturned, and tells about the Sud-Ouest every day. The victim was thrown into the fall and was trapped under the device. The firefighters intervened quickly, but the young man was already in critical condition.

The 20-year-old victim completed an internship at the company for two months. Born in Casteljaloux from Lot-et-Garonne, she lived at a campsite in Biscarosse during her internship.

The prosecutor opened an investigation and the labor inspectorate was notified.

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