Woman seriously injures arm after falling from boat near Acle

Acle town sign.

Acle town sign. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after falling from a boat near Acle.

She fell from a boat near Acle Bridge at around 8.30am on Wednesday and suffered a serious arm injury.

A volunteer paramedic from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) charity attended the scene.

They gave her painkillers before she was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, in a stable condition, by ambulance.

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