Nottingham

Man impaled on railings in Retford

A man has been taken to hospital after becoming impaled on railings in a Nottinghamshire town.

Emergency crews were called to West Street, Retford, just after midnight and specialist units were then summoned.

It took about 30 minutes to free the man from the fence but no further details of the circumstances have been released.

The condition of the casualty is not yet known.

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