UPDATE: Casualty rescued from upturned vehicle in drain ‘did not have significant injuries’

Fire and Rescue news.
Fire and Rescue news.

A man rescued from the top of an upturned vehicle in a drain this morning (Tuesday) suffered ‘no significant injuries’ apart from shock according to police.

The 26-year-old male, from Burgh le Marsh, was rescued from the underside of this Ford Focus in a drain in Fen Ban, Friskney, following emergency services attendance at 7.51am.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said the drain was 10 foot deep.

They said the man was taken to hospital to be checked over. He is reported to have no significant injuries apart from shock. There was also a potential for hyperthermia due to having little clothing on and sitting wet on the car until rescued.

Further details as they emerge.

Tuesday, 10.33am - Rescue services were called to rescue a casualty from the top of an upturned vehicle in a drain this morning (Tuesday).

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue tweet told how a crew from Wainfleet and Boston water rescue team attended Fen Bank, Friskney, at 7.51am to reports of a single vehicle collision resulting in a car being ‘partially submerged’ in a drain.

It said crews used a ladder and air mats to rescue the casualty from the top of the upturned vehicle.

No further details available at this time.