BRIDGWATER NEWS: Man falls down ditch

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Man falls down ditch

A MAN had to be rescued on Wednesday (August 2, 2017) after falling down a bank at the rear of Southgate Avenue in Bridgwater.

The alarm was raised at just after 3pm to the incident and two fire engines from Bridgwater and Taunton were mobilised.

The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service’s special rescue team, also based in Bridgwater, was sent out as well.

Firefighters found a man lying about ten metres down a grass ditch. They liaised with police and ambulance personnel to rescue the man by using a stretcher.

The man was left in the care of ambulance paramedics.