Runner rescued after falling in Darwen woods

A RUNNER had to be rescued from Sunnyhurst Woods after injuring himself.

An ambulance was called to the scene at around 11.30am yesterday, and they had to call the Bolton Mountain Rescue Team to help with the rescue.

The mountain rescue team managed to strap the injured man on to a stretcher and get him to one of their Land Rover mountain rescue ambulance vehicles, and then on to an ambulance, who took him to Royal Blackburn Hospital.


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