Man airlifted to hospital after falling down embankment in Heywood

Date published: 27 April 2021

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling down an embankment in Heywood on Monday afternoon (26 April).

The man, of unknown age, had fallen in an area close to Higher Lomax Lane.

It is unknown what – if any – injuries have been sustained.

A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 2.22pm. We mobilised the Hazardous Area Response Team, an air ambulance, emergency ambulance, advanced paramedic and a rapid response vehicle.

“We airlifted a patient to hospital.”

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