Elderly man in hospital after falling 10 ft from scaffolding at Wisbech building site

09:26 27 June 2014

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An elderly man is in hospital with chest injuries after falling 10 feet from scaffolding at a building site in Wisbech yesterday.

At 2.15pm, Magpas Helimedix (Doctor David Driver and paramedic Dan Read) arrived at the scene and worked alongside East of England Ambulance Crews to provide medical aid to the man, who is in his 70s.

He was then taken to King’s Lynn Hospital where, on arrival, he was in a stable condition.

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