Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 14°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Thetford: Man in 20s taken to West Suffolk Hospital in a serious condition after being hit in the stomach by a pipe

18:31 23 January 2014

West Suffolk Hospital

West Suffolk Hospital

Archant

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an incident on a farm near Thetford this morning.

The casualty, who was believed to be in his mid-twenties, was hit in the stomach by a pipe.

An East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust spokesman said: “We were called at 9.19am today and sent a rapid response vehicle and ambulance to the scene. The man had sustained internal injuries to his abdomen after a plastic pipe fell on him.

“We administered pain relief and immobilised him using a collar and a board, before taking him to West Suffolk General Hospital for further treatment. Upon arrival at hospital he was believed to be in a serious condition.”

0 comments

Suffolk and Norfolk police assistant chief constable Sarah Hamlin.

The assistant chief constable for Norfolk and Suffolk constabularies has announced her retirement in a series of Twitter posts which appear to criticise the police forces.

Drivers are being warned to leave early to avoid delays

Drivers in Chelmsford are being warned to expect delays around the Army and Navy roundabout after a collision damaged the traffic lights.

Norwich Crown Court

A former instructor for the Army Cadet Force has been jailed for sexually assaulting a teenage cadet on a training camp.

The Very Revd Martin Thrower

A senior Suffolk clergyman has been suspended by the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich after being arrested by police on suspicion of voyeurism.

Arrests made

Police believe metal poles may have been used in an assault which left six men with head injuries at a fairground in Walton-on-the-Naze last night.

Tim Passmore

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner has said society needs to help a troubled young woman who continually threatens to jump off a bridge from the A14.

Ipswich Crown Court

A lorry driver who drove erratically through Woodbridge at night hitting cars, before trying to prevent police passing him on the A12 has admitted dangerous driving.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24