Firefighters rescue an elderly man who had fallen down a Chesterfield canal bank
An elderly man suffered head injuries after falling down a canal bank in New Whittington.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue attended the incident today, Wednesday, September 26, where the man had fallen down a canal bank near Blue Bank Lock.
A Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said: "Crews from Chesterfield and Staveley used water rescue and safe working at height equipment to rescue the casualty."
The man's injuries are believed to be minor.