Man in 70s stranded in Bacton Forest, Witton, for two hours after suffering leg injury

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

A man in his 70s was stranded in Bacton Forest after suffering a leg injury whilst out walking.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at 3.16pm on Wednesday, June 28 to a report of a man in his 70s who had suffered a fall in Bacton Woods.

A spokesman said: 'A senior emergency medical technician in a response car was on scene in under 10 minutes to the patient who had a leg injury. The fire service was called to assist with bolt cutters to gain access to a track in the woods.

'An ambulance crew was requested as back-up and arrived just before 5pm.

'The patient was assessed, but did not require transport to hospital.'

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