Little New Year cheer for paramedics

PARAMEDICS treated several people for injuries and over excess in Ipswich during the early hours of New Year's Day.

PARAMEDICS treated several people for injuries and over excess in Ipswich during the early hours of New Year's Day.

At 1.45am, a 24-year-old man was taken to Ipswich hospital with back pain after a fight broke out in Daimler Road.

An ambulance was then called at around 1am to reports of an assault outside Barclay's bank, in Princes Street. A 20-year-old man was given first aid and taken to a St John's ambulance unit in the town.

At 1.30am a 17-year-old male was treated for facial injuries following an assault in Poppy Close.


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An ambulance then attended Ipswich police station where a 34-year-old man needed treatment for head injuries after another assault.

Shortly afterwards, at 1.45am a 34-year-old woman suffered a broken leg in Belstead Road and at 3.45am a woman was taken to hospital following a road collision in Stowmarket.

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Three people also required the assistance of paramedics after drinking too much - a 16 and 17-year-old male, and a 33-year-old female in Foxhall Road.

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