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Woman dies after automatic car park door incident

A woman has died after an incident involving an automatic car park door.

Emergency services were called to reports of a woman who was not breathing at a block of flats in Cambridge at around 7.30pm on Sunday.

The incident reportedly involved a roller shutter at the entrance to the car park at Ruth Bagnall Court in Coleridge Road.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "Sadly, there was nothing that could be done for the woman, believed to be in her 40s, who died at the scene.

"Our thoughts go out to her family and friends."

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: "We were called to reports of a sudden death of a woman in Ruth Bagnall Court, Coleridge Road, Cambridge at about 7.30pm on Sunday.

"The incident has been referred to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)."

An HSE spokesman confirmed inspectors were assisting police with inquiries.


From Belfast Telegraph