Pensioner pulled from ditch

An elderly man was pulled from a ditch after falling off his mobility scooter.

Monday, 20th June 2016, 6:26 pm
Updated Monday, 20th June 2016, 7:28 pm

Fire crews from Bispham and Fleetwood and ambulance services were called to Bispham Road, Bispham, at around 5pm to reports that a pensioner had fallen from his mobility scooter.

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A spokesman for Bispham fire station said: “An elderly gentleman on his scooter had somehow come off it and fallen into a dry dyke. Paramedics were called and after making sure he was all right, we picked him up, lifted him back into the path and sent him on his way.”