An air ambulance was called to Peel Brow this afternoon, Wednesday, after a person fell "from a height".

The helicopter landed near a playground on Fern Street just after 2pm while an ambulance also arrived.

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It was reported that the air ambulance was in attendance for around 45 minutes before a person was taken to hospital.

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A spokesperson for Northwest Ambulance Service said: “We responded to an incident after a patient had fallen from a height.

"They were taken to hospital for further treatment.”