A MAN spent three nights in intensive care after he was found lying in grass off Bridge Street, Cotmanhay with serious chest injuries.
Police were called to the scene on Friday September 2 at 8.10am.
An ambulance took the man to the Queen’s Medical Centre.
He was moved off the intensive care ward on Monday night and is said to be making a good recovery.
A police spokesman said that the man’s injuries were self inflicted.
An area around the Erewash canal and River was cordonned off after the incident.