FIRE crews freed a man who had become stuck after he partially fell through a missing plank on his flatbed wagon near York.

The 72-year-old man also partially fell off the wagon, trapping his other leg.

Fire crews were called to the incident in Sand Hutton shortly before 6pm yesterday.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire fire service said: "Fire crews released the injured male using manpower and gave him basic first aid before the ambulance service arrived."