Worker dies at Jaguar Land Rover factory

September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Sep 27 (IANS) A worker has died at a British factory of Jaguar Land Rover, an automobile company owned by India’s Tata Motors.

A man in his late 40s was seriously injured Monday night in Halewood, Merseyside county, around 275 km from London. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead around 10.30 p.m., The Sun reported.

Police have launched a joint investigation with the government’s Health and Safety Executive department. The death is being treated as “unexplained”.

No one else was injured in the incident, police said.

Jaguar Cars and Land Rover were brought together as a single entity by Ford Motor Company in 2002. Ford acquired Jaguar Cars in 1989 and Land Rover in 2000. In 2008, the Jaguar Land Rover company was established when Tata Motors acquired the Jaguar and Land Rover businesses from Ford.

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