Man winched out of skate park with leg injuries

A MAN had to be rescued from the depths of a skate bowl on Sunday afternoon after injuring his leg.

Firefighters were called to the Skate Park on Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden, at 12.30pm after a 20-year-old fell and sustained a series of leg injuries.

Using ladders and a winch they lifted the casualty to safety from the bottom of the bowl, which is 12 foot below ground level.

He was left in the care of an ambulance team.

More to follow.