Air ambulance lands in Asda car park after elderly woman suffers ‘traumatic injury’

The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed at Asda in Lowestoft. Picture: Mick Howes

The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed at Asda in Lowestoft. Picture: Mick Howes - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance landed in a Lowestoft supermarket car park this morning after a patient suffered a 'traumatic injury' nearby.

The East of England Ambulance Service were called at 10.17am on Friday, June 14, to a woman on Horn Hill, Lowestoft.

An ambulance was sent, along with an ambulance officer, and the East Anglian Air Ambulance, which landed in the Asda car park on Belvedere Road.

The woman was taken to the James Paget Hospital for further treatment.

A spokesperson for the East Anglian Air Ambulance Service said: "Anglia Two was tasked to Lowestoft to assist EEAST and police with an elderly woman who had been involved in a road traffic collision.


You may also want to watch:


"Pilots Martin Polding and Hal Eriksen landed the helicopter in a car park close to the scene, which had been closed off to the public.

"Doctor Antonia Hazlerigg, Critical Care Paramedic Page Chamberlain and Supervisor Victor Inyang provided a full assessment of the patient, administered pain relief and splinted an injury."

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter