Man seriously hurt and airlifted after Bispham cliff fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling from the clifftop onto the lower promenade in Bispham.

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 10:33 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:53 am
Paramedics at the scene, opposite Red Bank Road, Bispham (Picture: Lavinia Ivers)

The air ambulance landed on the beach opposite Red Bank Road at around 7pm yesterday, while an ambulance and rapid response car were also called out.

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The man, who police said was in his late 20s, was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with head, chest, pelvis, and hip injuries.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said it received a 999 call at 6.37pm, and said the man suffered ‘major trauma’.

Officers were called at 7.05am, a spokeswoman for Lancashire Police added, after a crowd gathered.