Man taken to hospital after getting his arm trapped in a cement mixer near Doddington

PUBLISHED: 15:50 17 June 2014 | UPDATED: 15:50 17 June 2014

Emergency services were called to Norton Way North in Letchworth GC following a three-car crash

Emergency services were called to Norton Way North in Letchworth GC following a three-car crash

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A man has been taken to hospital for emergency treatment after getting his arm trapped in a cement mixer today.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received several 999 calls at 1.55pm and sent an ambulance and East Anglian Air Ambulance to the incident which happened near Doddington.

The man, who is believed to be in his 60s, broke his arm in two places.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “The man, who we believe to be in his 60s, suffered serious arm injuries after it got trapped in a cement mixer.

“The air ambulance flew to the scene, assessing and treating the casualty alongside the EEAST crew.

“The man had broken his arm badly in two separate places and was taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for emergency treatment.”

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