Pensioner rescued from river

Rebecca Gough A 79-year-old man was taken to hospital after being rescued from a river at the bottom of his garden.

Rebecca Gough

A 79-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital after being rescued from a river at the bottom of his garden.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Church Lane in Whittington, near Stoke Ferry, at about 12.45pm today after the man fell from his boat .

The pensioner was rescued from the 7ft deep water, which he was in up to his waist, and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.


You may also want to watch:


He was conscious and breathing.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus