Worker injured in skip accident

A man was airlifted to hospital from north Suffolk this morning after he became trapped under a skip.The 25-year-old, who was understood to be working at a business premises on the Ellough industrial estate, near Beccles, was air-lifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital suffering from head, chest, arm and back injuries.

A man was airlifted to hospital from north Suffolk this morning after he became trapped under a skip.

The 25-year-old, who was understood to be working at a business premises on the Ellough industrial estate, near Beccles, was air-lifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital suffering from head, chest, arm and back injuries.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance Service said they received the call to the incident at 11.30am, where they found the man had become trapped under the skip after it fell on him.

He was cut free from the skip and airlifted to the hospital while drifting in and out of consciousness, though the seriousness of his injuries is not yet known.


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