Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 28 December 2014

Teenager rescued after falling into a quarry in Newtownards

A teenager had to rescued by fire crews in the early hours yesterday morning after he fell into a quarry near Quarry Heights in Newtownards.

Two appliances were sent to assist ambulance personnel retrieve the unconscious 16-year-old, who was lifted by fire crews to a waiting ambulance and taken to hospital for treatment.

An NI Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Manual handling techniques were used to bring the unconscious youth across difficult terrain to the ambulance."

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Nightlife Galleries


Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz