13th Aug, 2020

Man taken to hospital after hang glider crash in Malvern

A MAN has been injured after crashing in Malvern on a hang glider.

The incident happened as the glider was about to take off on Perseverence Hill, Upper Wyche, shortly after midday today, with the man falling around 12ft.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car with a doctor on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “He had suffered a number of injuries but was able to walk back to the ambulance where he was fully assessed.

“After treatment he was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.”

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