Man in “serious but stable” condition after being crushed by lorry

PUBLISHED: 10:29 03 January 2017 | UPDATED: 10:29 03 January 2017

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A man in his 70s was airlifted to hospital after being crushed by a lorry in Great Gidding.

Magpas Helimedix and a team from the East of England Ambulance Service were called at about 9am on New Year’s Day to Milking Slade Lane.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “The Magpas medical team assessed the man, in his 70s, who had sustained pelvic and leg injuries. They administered pain relief before airlifting the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge.”

A spokesman for the ambulance service added that the man had suffered “traumatic injuries” in the incident but was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

According to Magpas, the man’s injuries were sustained in an incident involving a lorry.

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