Nr Thetford, man falls from ladder – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him
At 3.58pm yesterday (6th), Magpas Doctor Leigh Bissett and Paramedic Dan Read landed near Thetford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. A man (in his 60’s) had suffered a fall from a ladder.
The Magpas team assessed the patient who had sustained back injuries. The Magpas Doctor and Paramedic then provided the man with pain relief, before accompanying him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. On arrival at the hospital the patient was in a serious condition.
The Helicopter team who flew the Magpas Doctor and Paramedic to the scene was: Pilot Andy Figg and Crew Member George Phillips.
An EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew were also present.