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Man in serious condition after being hit by pipe on farm near Thetford

15:10 23 January 2014

An ambulance in Norwich.

An ambulance in Norwich.

Archant Norfolk

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.

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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.”

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