Man in hospital after digger plunge in Dorset

Fire crews and paramedics attended the scene Credit: DFRS

A WORKER was winched to safety after a digger went over a wall and into the sea on Portland.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Crown Wharf, Castletown yesterday afternoon

The digger fell over a 20ft wall and on to the man, who is believed to have been driving the vehicle.

He was airlifted to safety by the coastguard helicopter and transported to Southampton General Hospital.

He's said to be recovering from "significant injuries"

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Man rescued after digger plunge into wharf

A man is in hospital with "significant injuries" after his digger plunged 20 feet into a wharf in Portland.