Pensioner rescued from bushes

AN elderly man had to be rescued by firefighters today after he fell into some bushes by the railway embankment in Felixstowe.The fire crew went to the scene in Langer Road at 10.30am.

AN elderly man had to be rescued by firefighters today after he fell into some bushes by the railway embankment in Felixstowe.

The fire crew went to the scene in Langer Road at 10.30am to find the man, believed to be 80, in some bushes. They used a nine-metre ladder to rescue him.

A crew from the East of England Ambulance Trust arrived following reports that he had suffered a head injury. He was treated at the scene.

The incident was over by 11am.