Man Overcome by Fumes

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Saturday 4th October 2014 – 12.30pm – Steve Parry.

A man has been taken to hospital after an incident on a building site in Telford this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wensley Green, Woodside at just after 10.30am.

An ambulance together with a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a man who had reportedly been overcome by fumes as he worked down a manhole.

“The man, believed to be in his twenties, was recovered from the manhole and treated for the effects of carbon monoxide by medics.

“The condition of the patient was stabilised before he was taken to the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford for further assessment and treatment.”




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