Crews rescue men after car plunges down embankment

St Helens Star: Crews rescue men after car plunges down embankment Crews rescue men after car plunges down embankment

FIREFIGHTERS used cutting gear to free a man from a car after it was found down an embankment in a field.

Crews were called at 6.40am on Sunday, December 22, to Common Road, Newton-le-Willows.

The man, once freed from the car, was carried on a long board by firefighters and paramedics to a waiting ambulance.

Another man was helped from the vehicle by paramedics before firefighters arrived.

Firefighters also used rope access gear and a basket stretcher to lift the second man to the road where an ambulance was waiting.

Firefighters were on the scene for more than two hours.

 

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