Bickington man impaled on shower holder

A 45-year-old Bickington man was trapped in his bath tub in the early hours of Sunday morning when his armpit became impaled on a shower holder. An ambulance crew who attended called the fire service to help release the man at an address in Magdala Road.

A 45-year-old Bickington man was trapped in his bath tub in the early hours of Sunday morning when his armpit became impaled on a shower holder.An ambulance crew who attended called the fire service to help release the man at an address in Magdala Road.When the fire fighters arrived, they found the man in a bath tub with his armpit impaled on the prong of a hand-held shower holder.Thery helped paramedics by lifting the casualty's weight with a rescue strop in order to relerase him.The man was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment.


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