Man Rescued from Nature Reserve

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Monday 18th August 2014 – 7.45am – Steve Parry.

A man in his thirties has been taken to hospital after falling down an embankment at a Black Country nature reserve yesterday afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to an incident at the Wren’s Nest Nature Reserve near Mayfield Road at 5.15pm.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer; a community paramedic and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Bystanders alerted  ambulance services to a man who had fallen down an embankment at the Wren’s Nest Nature Park.

“Crews located the man twenty foot down a steep slope and treated him for back and abdominal injuries.

“The patient was conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

 

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