Clacton: Man in hospital with ‘potentially serious injuries’ after falling off ladder

Emergency crews were called to reports of the incident at an address in Weeley Heath at 3.25pm today

Emergency crews were called to reports of the incident at an address in Weeley Heath at 3.25pm today. - Credit: Archant

A man is in hospital with “potentially serious injuries” after falling off a ladder in Clacton.

Emergency crews were called to reports of the incident at an address in Weeley Heath at 3.25pm today.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said the man sustained “potentially serious injuries”, adding it could not be ruled out that the man had suffered life-threatening injuries.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, suffered possible leg, back and pelvis injuries and was also having difficulty breathing.

It is thought the incident took place at a farm.


You may also want to watch:


Critical care medics sedated the patient and he was taken to Colchester General Hospital by land ambulance.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus