10ft fall for man in mobility scooter
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.