Humberside

Man impaled on Hull's Princes Avenue railings by cheek

Fire crews worked for an hour to free a man who had become impaled through his cheek on a railing in Hull in the early hours of Saturday.

The man was found on Princes Avenue at about 01:00 GMT by firefighters who had been called to the scene.

Two crews from Humberside Fire and Rescue used a saw to free the man who was then given medical care.

The fire service did not give details of how the man became stuck on the railings.

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