Woman ‘in serious condition’ after suffering fall at home

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 December 2016

The Magpas air ambulance was called after a man was crushed by timber in Wisbech.

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A woman suffered serious head injuries after falling at her home in St Ives.

The Magpas helimedix team was called at about 8.30am on Thursday to reports that a woman, in her 80s, had suffered a fall.

The East of England Ambulance Service also attended the scene.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “The Magpas medical team assessed the woman who had sustained a serious head injury. They then gave her a general anaesthetic at the scene - providing her with A&E level care - before accompanied her by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge.”

The spokesman added that the woman was in a “serious condition” upon arrival at hospital.

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