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Person in wheelchair gets trapped under lift

Person in wheelchair gets trapped under lift

Published by Emma Carton at 7:48am 11th March 2019. (Updated at 11:15am 11th March 2019)

Firefighters have rushed to Marazion after a person in a wheelchair was trapped under a lift.

Crews gave the casualty oxygen while they worked to dismantle the lift in Marazion.

They were left in the hands of paramedics after rescuers were called just after 5am on Monday.

"Firefighters from Penzance and a rescue tender from Tolvaddon attended a call to a person in a wheelchair who had become trapped under a lift.

"Small tools was used to dismantle the lift whilst oxygen therapy was administered to the casualty.

"Once the casualty was released they were left in the care of ambulance paramedics".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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