Man in serious condition after being hit by pipe on farm near Thetford

A man is believed to be in a serious condition after suffering internal injuries when a plastic pipe fell on him at a farm near Thetford.

The man, believed to be in his mid-twenties, was treated by paramedics after the call at 9.19am today, according to an East of England Ambulance Trust spokeswoman.

She said: 'We were called at 9.19am today and sent a rapid response vehicle and ambulance to the scene. The man had sustained internal injuries to his abdomen after a plastic pipe fell on him.

'We administered pain relief and immobilised him using a collar and a board, before taking him to West Suffolk Hospital for further treatment. Upon arrival at hospital he was believed to be in a serious condition.'


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