Greenfield tragedy: Man dies after he slips and falls into canal despite desperate rescue attempt | The Sun

A MAN has died after he slipped and fell into a canal in Manchester.

Emergency services last night rushed to the scene at Waters Edge in Greenfield, Oldham at 11.20pm.

A passerby had called police saying a man had fallen into the water.

He was rescued and rushed to hospital – but tragically died.

A GMP spokesperson said: "At around 11.20pm last night (Wednesday 23 August 2023), police received a call stating that a man had slipped and fell into a canal in Greenfield, Oldham.

"Colleagues from GMFRS and NWAS attended the scene where a man had been located, he was taken to hospital but despite the best efforts of healthcare professionals, he was sadly confirmed as deceased.

"His next of kin have been informed. There is a scene still in place while police continue with their investigation."

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