Roofer airlifted to hospital after Bashall Hall plunge

A 49-YEAR-OLD man from Wigglesworth was airlifted to hospital after falling from the roof of a stable block at Bashall Hall.

Christopher Mellin was carrying out work on the single storey stable on Thursday morning when he had the accident.

He was flown to the Royal Preston Hospital by the North West Air Ambulance in 10 minutes with a back injury.