Air ambulance called to Southwold after teenager is injured playing rugby

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter.

A teenage boy was airlifted to hospital after suffering a shoulder injury playing rugby in Southwold.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was alerted to the incident at 2.24pm this afternoon (Sunday).

A spokesman for EAAA said they boy needed to be sedated, and that he was taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston.

Critical care paramedic Rob Wells and doctor Jenny Townsend attended the scene and treated the teenager.

The spokesman added the boy was 'perfectly stable.'

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