Suffolk man flown to hospital after fall into dyke

Emergency services were called to a Suffolk village today after a 60-year-old man fell into a into a dry dyke.

Crews from the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS) and Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at around 11.15am to Ringsfield, near Beccles.

It is believed that the man fell 12ft (3 metres) into the dyke after falling off farming equipment.

A fire engine from Beccles and an Emergency Rescue Tender from Lowestoft South attended the incident, along with a rapid response vehicle from the EEAS.

The man was later transported by the East Anglain Air Ambulance to the Norfolk and Norfolk University Hospital with a hip injury.

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He was said to be in a stable condition.

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