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Air ambulance responds after man suffers fall

PUBLISHED: 09:21 04 September 2020 | UPDATED: 09:21 04 September 2020

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) revealed it has responded to 30,000 missions since it was formed in September 2000. Picture: EAAA

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) revealed it has responded to 30,000 missions since it was formed in September 2000. Picture: EAAA

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A man was taken to hospital following a serious fall.

The East of England Ambulance Service and the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) were called out at 2.04pm on Wednesday, September 2 after the man in his 50s had suffered “a fall from height” near Lowestoft.

The Anglia One helicopter was landed close to the scene, in a sports field, as they assisted the EEAST team.

A spokesman for the EAAA said: “Anglia One was tasked near to Lowestoft to assist EEAST with a man in his fifties following a fall from height.

“Doctor Nicola Wallace King and critical care paramedic Ben Caine gave the patient a full assessment and provided enhanced critical care.

“The patient was taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston by a road ambulance for further treatment.”


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