UPDATE: Sub-contractor dies after fall from platform at Langham Square development in Putney
A sub-contractor has died and two other men been injured after an incident at a building site.
It is believed he fell from the fifth floor of the Langham Square development, in Upper Richmond Road, Putney, at about 10.15am.
A statement from the police said it is thought the man fell from a platform and made contact with two other men as he fell.
Three ambulance crews, London air ambulance, police and thirty firefighters were at the scene.
The sub-contractor was treated by paramedics, but was pronounced dead at the scene at 11am.
A second man was taken to hospital with chest and abdominal injuries, while a third man suffered minor injuries.
Police have launched an investigation alongside the Health and Safety Executive.
A spokesperson for the police said: "Enquiries continue into the circumstances of the incident in liaison with the Health and Safety Executive.
"At this early stage it is believed to have occurred after a man fell from a platform at the site and subsequently made contact with the other two men."
It is not known yet what caused the accident at the eight-storey office building formerly occupied by Capsticks law firm, which is being developed into flats and shops by St James.
A spokesperson for St James said: "This morning we were alerted to an incident at St James’ Langham Square Development.
"It is with great sadness that we learned that a sub-contractor had been fatally injured.
"We are investigating this incident as a matter of urgency. Our sympathies are with the family of the contractor at this time."
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