April 11, 2020 2.48 pm This story is over 17 months old

Man recovers in hospital after impaled neck accident at Lincoln quarry

He fell off his pushbike

The man who impaled himself in the neck at the quarry off Outer Circle Road is now recovering in hospital.

He was taken there by the coast guard helicopter on Friday night after he suffered the injury in an accident.

Emergency services attended the site to rescue the man.

He told The Lincolnite that he fell off his pushbike and impaled himself in the neck with a tree branch.

While first responders attended to him, the man managed to video call his friend to show him the injury.

But it wasn’t long until the coast guard helicopter landed and took him for hospital treatment, where he is still recovering after surgery to remove the tree branch.

The coast guard helicopter landed to assist.

Police are dispersing people who gathered to see what’s happening.

Be advised, graphic photo showing injury follows.


Paul is now recovering in hospital after surgery to remove the branch from the accident.

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