Man crushed to death at Portsmouth International Port

An official investigation has been launched into the death of a man at Portsmouth International Port last night.

Police were called to the port at 6.51pm yesterday evening after the body of a 34-year-old man was found crushed between two shipping containers.

The deceased – an employee for MMD Shipping Services – was found on Flathouse Quay at the firm’s Prospect Road site at the port.

The Health and Safety Executive issued a statement saying, “HSE are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man following an incident at Flathouse Quay, Portsmouth.

“””HSE Inspectors attended the site last night and a joint investigation with Hampshire police into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death is under way.”””