Elderly man ends up in the canal and rescued by emergency services in Timperley

An elderly man was rescued from the Bridgewater Canal close to Timperley Metrolink station just after midday on Sept 7.

The male aged 90 was riding his mobility scooter when he lost control and ended up in the canal, a member of the public kept hold of him until help arrived.

All emergency services were involved with the rescue, paramedics took the man to hospital.

We will have an update on the man;s condition soon.

Praise must go out to the member of the public who held his hand and kept him alive, if you know who this person is, or you are that person, please contact us.



Categories: Accident, Timperley

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