Man rushed to hospital after getting ‘stuck on railings’

Emergency services were called the Aller Parade skatepark. Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services were called the Aller Parade skatepark. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Google Maps

A man was rushed to hospital after getting ‘stuck on the railings’ in Weston-super-Mare yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Fire, ambulance and air ambulance crews responded to calls of a man getting trapped on railings by a skatepark in Aller Parade at around 4.30pm.

Two crews from Weston Fire Station attended the scene to rescue the male from the railings.

A spokesman said: "They rescued the male using hydraulic cutting equipment before leaving him in the care of ambulance colleagues.

An ambulance spokesman said: "We sent various resources to the scene, including an air ambulance crew.


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"A male patient was treated by our paramedics at the scene, and then transported by land ambulance to hospital for further care."

Great Western Air Ambulance Service also attended with a critical care doctor and two specialist paramedics in critical care on board.

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