Walker rescued from Malvern Hills

Sunday 30th November – 7.00pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A man had to be rescued today after he injured his leg whilst walking in the Malvern Hills.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent one ambulance and an officer in a rapid response vehicle to the scene. The fire service was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a man who had fallen on the hillside near to St. Ann’s Road shortly after 11.55am this morning.

“The man believed to be in his 50’s was treated for a potentially fractured ankle at the scene. His leg was fully immobilised using a vacuum splint before he was conveyed to Worcester Royal hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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