Updated: air ambulance called after Nelson garage accident

A Nelson man has been rushed to hospital by air ambulance after a car is believed to have fallen on him as he was working beneath it.

Emergency services were called to Norfolk Street garage after receiving reports that the jacked-up vehicle had fallen on the man.

The Air Ambulance in Nelson

The Air Ambulance in Nelson

The air ambulance arrived in Nelson just before lunchtime, landing on the empty fair site opposite Victoria Park in Carr Road.

A road ambulance transferred the casualty into the waiting air ambulance before it took to the skies.