10ft fall for man in mo­bil­ity scooter

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

A MAN crashed his mo­bil­ity scooter and fell 10 feet into a stream.

The man had to be res­cued from the wa­ter af­ter his scooter fell down an em­bank­ment on Green Lane in Poyn­ton on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

Fire crews from Poyn­ton and Knutsford at­tended at around 2.45pm to res­cue the man us­ing a long board.

Po­lice at­tended and closed the road dur­ing the res­cue op­er­a­tion.

The road was re­opened at around 4pm.

A po­lice spokesman said it’s thought the man rode too close to the edge of the road be­fore fall­ing.

A spokesman for North West Am­bu­lance Ser­vice said the man had an in­jury to his mouth but no se­ri­ous in­juries and was taken to Step­ping Hill Hos­pi­tal.

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