REGIONAL: "Unconscious" diver pulled from water in the Lake District

Emergency services are on the scene in the Lake District after reports of a diver who had failed to resurface.

Saturday, 21st April 2018, 3:36 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st April 2018, 3:51 pm
Wastwater in the Lake District. Photo: Google.

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), as well as the Belfast Coastguard, are leading the operation at Wastwater to the west of Lake Winderemere.

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A spokesman for NWAS said: "We got called at 11:49am this morning. A diver has been pulled from the water and he is unconscious."

They added that an air ambulance is on the scene where he is still being treated.

More to follow.