Emergency Services rescue man who fell down manhole in Shaws Ave Southport   

A local resident was rescued by emergency services in Shaws Avenue, Southport, at 3:30pm this afternoon (Friday 28th November 2014) after falling down a manhole in pavement.

The dog walker was on his way home when the manhole suddenly collapsed finding himself stuck in the hole by one leg.

Local residents spotted the man stuck in the manhole after hearing his cry for help.

The man injured both legs during the incident.

A witness at the scene said:” the man was stuck down the hole for at least half an hour before paramedics arrived on scene.

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