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