Co Tyrone councillor injured in forklift workplace accident

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A Castlederg Sinn Féin councillor remains in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a workplace accident involving a forklift and metal cage.

Kieran McGuire (40) from Aghyaran was transferred to an Intensive Care Unit at Altnagelvin hospital in Derry after undergoing surgery for a broken ankle and fibula last Thursday. His leg was also broken in three places.

It understood the accident took place on a farm and Mr McGuire, a welder by trade, was driving the vehicle. He is recovering in a high dependency unit in the hospital.

Mr McGuire is a full-time councillor at Derry City and Strabane district council.

Source : Irishnews.com

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