Man in serious condition after being hit by pipe on farm near Thetford
PUBLISHED: 15:10 23 January 2014 | UPDATED: 15:10 23 January 2014
A man is believed to be in a serious condition after suffering internal injuries when a plastic pipe fell on him at a farm near Thetford.
The man, believed to be in his mid-twenties, was treated by paramedics after the call at 9.19am today, according to an East of England Ambulance Trust spokeswoman.
She said: “We were called at 9.19am today and sent a rapid response vehicle and ambulance to the scene. The man had sustained internal injuries to his abdomen after a plastic pipe fell on him.
“We administered pain relief and immobilised him using a collar and a board, before taking him to West Suffolk Hospital for further treatment. Upon arrival at hospital he was believed to be in a serious condition.”