Boy breaks wrists and ankle after falling from sea wall in Cromer

The first emergency call went in at 1.45pm, with the East of England Ambulance Trust attending (Pict

The first emergency call went in at 1.45pm, with the East of England Ambulance Trust attending (Picture Paul Russell) - Credit: Archant

A boy has broken both his wrists and ankle after falling from a sea wall.

The Air Ambulance laned at Cromer pier after a boy fell from the sea wall. Picture: Paul Russell

The Air Ambulance laned at Cromer pier after a boy fell from the sea wall. Picture: Paul Russell - Credit: Archant

The air ambulance attended the scene in Cromer on Saturday where the boy is understood to have fallen some distance from a wall.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was called at 3pm and arrived on the scene 15 minutes later to transport the patient to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital.

The Air Ambulance landed at Cromer pier after a boy fell from the sea wall. Picture: Paul Russell

The Air Ambulance landed at Cromer pier after a boy fell from the sea wall. Picture: Paul Russell - Credit: Archant

The first emergency call had gone in at 1.45pm, with the East of England Ambulance Trust attending.

A spokesperson for the EAAA said: 'There was a delay between the initial ambulance call and the air ambulance being sent but this isn't unusual.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was called at 3pm and arrived on the scene 15 minutes later to

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was called at 3pm and arrived on the scene 15 minutes later to transport the patient to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital (Picture Paul Russell) - Credit: Archant


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'Often when an ambulance crew gets on the scene they assess the patient who may seem okay but if their condition worsens they may require the additional support that the air ambulance provides with our A&E doctor on board.'

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