Air ambulance sent to man who had half-ton wheel fall on his leg in Capel St Mary

East Anglian Air Ambulance

East Anglian Air Ambulance - Credit: Archant

A man had to be taken to hospital yesterday after his leg was crushed by a large wheel.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called to a business in London Road, Capel St Mary at 6.17pm yesterday (June 25).

An ambulance crew, Hazardous Area Response Team, and the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended to find a man who had a half-ton wheel fall on him and crush his leg.

The patient – a man in his 50s – suffered a broken leg and was treated at the scene. He was also given pain relief.

He was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital for further treatment.

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