Man hospitalised after falling into Letchworth stream

A MAN was taken to hospital after he fell into a stream yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

Paramedics were alerted to behind the bowling green in Hillshott, Letchworth GC, at 4.17pm.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “We believe the man in his 60s accidently slipped down into the stream and when we arrived he was standing in approximately two feet of water.

“Paramedics and firefighters brought him up the embankment to safety, where he was assessed by the ambulance crew. He was wet and very cold and he was taken to Lister Hospital for further care.”