Man injured after falling down 10ft shaft at construction site, in Burnham Overy

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse in Hethel.

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse in Hethel. - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital after falling down a 10ft shaft at a construction site.

The man, in his 30s, fell down a concrete shaft at the site, in Gong Lane, in Burnham Overy, at around 7am, on Friday, August 26.

Firefighters from Hunstanton and Heacham used small gear and a ladder to rescue the man, who was believed to have been working at the construction site.

He was then treated by the ambulance service for head and side injuries. He has been taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in King's Lynn, for further treatment, however his condition is not believed to be life threatening or serious.