Man suffers broken leg in industrial accident


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A man was rushed to hospital after suffering a broken leg in an industrial accident.

The East of England Ambulance Service received a call shortly before 3.30pm today (Tuesday) to Old Great North Road, in Sawtry.

A spokesman for the service said: “An ambulance crew was on scene in three minutes and Magpas air ambulance attended to a report that a metal bar had fallen onto a man’s leg.

“They treated a man in his 20s who had suffered a broken leg.

“He was sedated at the scene and taken to Peterborough City Hospital for further treatment. The air ambulance medics also travelled on the ambulance.”

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The spokesman added that the man’s condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

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