Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

News Man Pulled from Canal Fights for His Life

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

News Man Pulled from Canal Fights for His Life

Article excerpt

A MAN is critically ill in hospital after being pulled from a canal.

The emergency services were called to the stretch of the Ashton Canal close to Pollard Street East, Ancoats, shortly before midday on Tuesday to reports of a man in the water.

It is not the man ended water or had been North West A GMP spokeswoman said a man was pulled from the water and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said he was eventually taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

She added paramedics were there within five minutes of the original call and left the scene at around 12.50pm.

It is not known how the man, whose age has not been disclosed, ended up in the water or how long he had been there. …

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