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Golfer Falls In Hole At The Solihull Golf Club

Posted in News on 27.04.15 by Merlyn

The Birmingham mail reports an accident at the Solihull golf club this past week. According to the report,  a golfer needed to be rescued after he fell down a 35 feet embankment while playing on the course.

The accident happened at the Copt Heath Golf Course on Thursday afternoon. An ambulance crew with several paramedics  was called to the accident scene to attend to the injured golfer.

The man was fortunate enough to not fall into a lake at the bottom of the embankment. Rescue services treated him then formed a human chain to pull him back up the bank.

The golfer was then rushed to nearby Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service to the press: “The man was assessed and found to have sustained a nasty head injury, lacerations to his face and a black eye. Whilst the man was being administered pain relief and first aid, ambulance staff had to hold onto the man to prevent him from slipping into the lake.

She added: “The man was carefully carried up the embankment by ambulance staff who had formed a human chain. Once in the back of the ambulance, the man was taken to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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