Pensioner pulled from ditch

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

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.

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.”