Man plunges four metres into ditch after falling from ride-on mower
A man fell off a ride-on lawnmower and tumbled into a ditch four metres below, firefighters said.
Three crews from Blackpool, Garstang, and St Annes had been called to an address in Moss Side Lane, in Great Eccleston, at 1:20pm on Sunday.
There, they rescued the man, described as in his early 50s, using ladders, ropes, and a stretcher to carry him to safety.
A senior clinician and paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service assessed the man at the scene.
A spokesman for NWAS said he was conscious and breathing, and not suffering from any major trauma.
He was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital by an ambulance.