Man airlifted to Addenbrooke’s in critical condition after forklift incident
PUBLISHED: 14:19 29 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:11 02 January 2018
A man has been airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being involved in an incident with a forklift.
Emergency services were called to Whapload Road in Lowestoft at 10.34am today, December 29.
The man, believed to be in his 30s, had been involved in an incident with a forklift which resulted in him being reportedly trapped against a wall.
An ambulance, ambulance officer, the East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter and Suffolk Accident Rescue Service volunteer critical care paramedic attended.
A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service said: “Critical care and specialist treatment was given to the patient at the scene. He has suffered multiple life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a critical condition.”
A second patient was taken to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston to be treated for a suspected arm injury.