Man rescued after digger falls into Portland Harbour

The driver of a digger has been airlifted to hospital after it fell into Portland Harbour this afternoon.

The digger had been working on a building site next to the harbour wall. It ended up on its side under the water, a few metres below.

Man rescued after digger falls into Portland Harbour

The driver of a digger has been airlifted to hospital after it fell into Portland Harbour this afternoon.

The digger had been working on a building site next to the harbour wall. It ended up on its side under the water, a few metres below.

The emergency services including police, coastguard and paramedics helped rescue the driver.

Video courtesy of Dorset News Service