Emergency service workers lift the man onto the aerial ladder platform
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Elderly man falls 15ft into Truro river on scooter

A 93-year-old man fell 15ft (4.5m) into a river on his mobility scooter.

The pensioner was rescued after he tumbled down steps and a sheer drop on to mudflats at Garras Wharf, Truro.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the elderly man spoke with emergency service workers and was "in good spirits".

  • 06 Jan 2015
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