An investigation has been launched after a construction worker died when a crane collapsed in Glasgow city centre.
Gary Currie, 39, from Baillieston, was pronounced dead at the scene on the city’s Port Dundas Road on Wednesday afternoon.
Another worker, a 34-year-old man, was taken to the Royal Infirmary suffering from “severe head injuries”. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.
Mr Currie was working with One Stop Safety Systems Ltd, while his colleague was employed by Craig Services and Access Ltd.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said it had begun a joint investigation with Strathclyde Police into the accident.
The Scottish Ambulance Service was called to the scene at 12.20pm after reports that a man had become trapped under a collapsed crane.
Buchanan House was evacuated by police as a precautionary measure.
The building, which is currently under refurbishment, houses the offices of Network Rail and Transport Scotland among other companies.
A statement released by the directors of One Stop Safety Systems Limited said: "Our sympathies are extended to the family of our employee, Gary Currie, who was killed in the industrial accident on Wednesday afternoon.
"Our sympathies are also extended to the injured crane operator from Craig Services and Access Limited.
"Everyone involved with our company has been greatly affected and saddened by the tragic events of yesterday afternoon.
"The directors of the company will do everything in our power to make sure both families are given every possible assistance and support in the days ahead."
A spokesman for Strathclyde Police said: "A joint investigation has been launched by police and The HSE and an incident room has been set up at City Centre Police Office."
Anyone with information should call 0141 532 3036.
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