Man airlifted after Blue Lagoon quarry fall
- 11 June 2014
- From the section North East Wales
A man in his thirties was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after he was believed to have fallen 100ft (30m) in a flooded quarry in Denbighshire.
A helicopter from Valley on Anglesey was scrambled to the Blue Lagoon on the Horseshoe Pass near Llangollen shortly before 20:00 BST on Tuesday.
The man was flown to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.
The Blue Lagoon is popular with swimmers and divers.
A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We received a call at 7.31pm last night, Tuesday June 10, to reports a man had fallen at the Blue Lagoon quarry, near Horseshoe Pass.
"A community first responder attended together with paramedics in two rapid response cars, a crew in an emergency ambulance and an RAF helicopter, and a man in his 30s was airlifted to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in a serious condition."