Bury St Edmunds man flown to hospital with suspected head injury

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A man has been flown to hospital after suffering a fall at a property in Bury St Edmunds.

An ambulance, a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) vehicle and a rapid response vehicle from the East of England Ambulance Service were called to the incident in Friars Lane at around 10.15am this morning (Thursday).

A spokewoman for the ambulance service said the incident involved a man in his 40s who had fallen. Fire crews were also in attendance.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said there were reports that the man was having breathing difficulties. She said the man was given breathing apparatus and had to be extracted from the property using lifting equipment.

He was flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by air ambulance with a suspected head injury.