Air ambulance called to Thetford to help man who suffered a medical emergency

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to Thetford. Picture: Ian Burt

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to Thetford. Picture: Ian Burt

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to Thetford to help a man who had suffered a medical emergency.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) were called to Elm Road at 10.11am yesterday to help a man in his late 50s.

Two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended.

At 10.35am the air ambulance landed in a field near Elm Road.

Doctor Ed Gold and critical care paramedic Gary Spitzer assisted the EEAST team on scene.

The pair accompanied the patient who was taken in a land ambulance to the West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, for further treatment.

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