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Man critical after being pulled from Mersey by police
4:41pm Thursday 10th October 2013 in News
A 44-YEAR-OLD man is critically ill in hospital after emergency crews were called to Victoria Park following reports of a drowning in the Mersey.
Police say the man is currently in Wythenshawe Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said he was air-lifted to hospital after going into cardiac arrest.
Police were called to Victoria Park, Knutsford Road, at 10.45am today, Thursday.
Reports had been received of a man floating in the river.
A spokesman said: “The man was pulled out of the water by police officers.
“Officers are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.”
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