Man rescued after getting his head trapped under barbed wire on Stafford canal towpath
A man had to be rescued after falling down a slope and getting trapped head down under barbed wire.
The stricken 64-year-old was spotted by a dog walker after he tumbled on a canal path.
Paramedics were called to the towpath on the opposite side of the water from Fairview Way in Stafford at around 4.50pm on Monday.
But due to his precarious position under shrubbery, the Hazardous Area Response Team was sent to help cut the man free.
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The man was then taken to Stafford's County Hospital.
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