Brentwood man in 20ft tree fall – Magpas Helimedix fly to the scene
At 9:15 this morning, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and Paramedic Paul Sallis) landed near a residential area in Brentwood, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance – after a man (in his 50’s) suffered a 20 foot fall from a tree, causing serious injuries to his leg.
The Magpas team assessed the patient and sedated him, before putting measures into place to straighten and protect his leg. The man was then taken in a Land Ambulance to Queen’s Hospital, in a stable condition.
The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Andy Craigie.
An EEAST Ambulance Crew and an EEAST Ambulance Officer were also present. All the Emergency Services worked extremely well together.
This is all the information we have at present.