Driver rescued after ditch crash

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Driver rescued after ditch crash

A man’s been rescued after his car went down a 20 foot embankment at Kings Delph.

Fire crews used ladders and specialist stretchers to get to him and ambulance crews worked on him for over an hour before he was taken to hospital.

Station Commander Ady Slack praised the actions of a member of the public, who administered first aid on the casualty before the paramedics arrived, as well as the ‘tireless’ work of the ambulance crews.

He said: “The member of the public concerned pulled the male casualty from the car and administered first aid before the arrival of ambulance crews.

“Early involvement by the member of the public supported the amublance service in their work.”
SC Slack also praised the work of the ambulance crews: “They worked tirelessly on the causalty for over an hour before taking him to hospital in an ambulance.”

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