• Bystanders rescue man who fell through rotting pier in Lynn

    By: Maria Papadopoulos , Drew Karedes


    LYNN, Mass. - Bystanders helped rescue an elderly man who fell through an old, rotting pier on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Lynn Fire Department.

    The accident happened around 3:20 p.m. in an area behind 810 Lynnway.

    Sky25 video captured the rotting pier where the man fell.

    He was rushed by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, fire officials said. 

    The pier is on private property and not maintained, fire officials said.

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