‘Crushed to death by half a tonne of glass’


A Romanian labourer was crushed to death by nearly half a tonne of glass panels in a horrific accident at a warehouse, a court heard. Marian Iancu, 39, was trapped between 400 kilos of glass and a forklift truck while operating machinery at the Rippleside Commercial Estate, in Barking, east London. Colleagues tried to rescue Mr Iancu but he suffered devastating injuries to his chest, fracturing his sternum and rupturing his heart. He was pronounced dead at the scene on…

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