Hereford & Worcester

Man seriously hurt in canal fall in Stourport-on-Severn

A man has been seriously hurt after falling 10ft (3m) into a canal dry dock in Worcestershire.

The man, aged in his 60s, suffered serious head injuries after the fall at Bridge street in Stourport-on- Severn on Saturday evening, paramedics said.

He was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and was described as being "very poorly" by ambulance crews treating him.

The man also suffered back and abdominal injuries.

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