Man airlifted to safety after 40ft fall in Arundel

A MAN had to be airlifted to safety after falling 40ft down an embankment in the Arundel area.

The man who West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said was in his 40s fell down the bank in South Stoke at 10.30am today, Saturday, Janaury 21.

Fire crews attended the scene, and a coastguard helicopter was called to lift him to safety. He was subsequently airlifted to hospital.