Air ambulance called to west Suffolk home for woman aged in 60s with leg injury

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was sent to the scene

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was sent to the scene

An air ambulance was called to Elmswell to give pain relief to a woman who had fallen over and injured her leg.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew to the private address at just before 1pm.

The woman, aged in her 60s, was taken to West Suffolk Hospital by land ambulance.

An ambulance spokeswoman said the woman had fallen and hurt her leg “quite badly”.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to give “advanced pain relief”, which is not carried on a land ambulance.

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Her injuries are not life-threatening, the spokeswoman added.

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