Man rescued from Entwistle Reservoir

This Is Lancashire: Man rescued from Entwistle Reservoir Man rescued from Entwistle Reservoir

A MAN had to be rescued after slipping on a waterside track at Entwistle Reservoir.

The 64-year-old from Lower Darwen suffered suspected lower leg fractures in the fall on Monday.

Ambulance crews called for assistance from Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, just before 2pm.

Team leader Gary Rhodes said: “The injured man was put on to one of our specialist mountain rescue stretchers and transported to the waiting ambulance crew.

“This was the third accident so far this year involving walkers around the waterside tracks of Entwistle Reservoir, who have sustained lower leg and ankle injuries, needing our response.”

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7:11pm Wed 26 Feb 14

happycyclist says...

Who took that photograph? Were they drunk?
Who took that photograph? Were they drunk? happycyclist

1:20pm Thu 27 Feb 14

abetterblackburn says...

happycyclist wrote:
Who took that photograph? Were they drunk?
No, just a regular Darwen golf club player on a day off!
[quote][p][bold]happycyclist[/bold] wrote: Who took that photograph? Were they drunk?[/p][/quote]No, just a regular Darwen golf club player on a day off! abetterblackburn

12:01am Sat 1 Mar 14

Meerkat.com says...

happycyclist wrote:
Who took that photograph? Were they drunk?
Id say the guy who fell, got one whilst he was down there !!
[quote][p][bold]happycyclist[/bold] wrote: Who took that photograph? Were they drunk?[/p][/quote]Id say the guy who fell, got one whilst he was down there !! Meerkat.com

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