Man helped after falling from bridge

Chantry Chapel on Wakefield Bridge.
Chantry Chapel on Wakefield Bridge.

A man was helped to safety after falling from Chantry Bridge.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Wakefield City Centre at around 7.10pm last night (March 17).

Police, the ambulance service and fire teams from Wakefield attended following reports of concern about the man’s safety.

A police spokeswoman said he had fallen from the bridge but was on a grassed bank and not in the water.

The man sustained injuries to his leg and was taken to hospital.