Man rescued from Clent Hills

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Monday 28th July 2014 – 5.20pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A man became stranded after he injured his leg on top of Clent Hills this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call to the ‘four stones’ at the summit of Clent Hills in Clent, Stourbridge at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and the hazardous area response team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “A paramedic arrived at the scene to find a man believed to be in his 40’s, who had sustained an injury after his leg had reportedly fallen into a hole. The man, who couldn’t bear weight on his leg, was given pain relief and was treated for a suspected fractured ankle.

“Due to the location of the incident the Hazardous Area Response Team deployed their 6×6 all-terrain vehicle to safely bring the man down to the awaiting ambulance, which was located in the car park at the bottom of the hill.

“The man was conveyed  to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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