Air ambulance called after woman suffers broken leg


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A woman suffered a broken leg after falling out of a wheelchair on Sunday.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to The Wyches, in Little Thetford, shortly before 8pm following reports that a woman in her 50s had suffered injuries to her leg after falling out of a wheelchair.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called at about 9.30pm to assist paramedics.

A spokesman for the air ambulance said: “Medics attended an incident in Little Thetford where a woman in her fifties had fallen from a wheelchair.

“Dr Alex Cross and critical-care paramedic Tim Daniels treated the patient for injuries to her upper leg before being taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further treatment.”

The spokesman said that the woman had suffered a broken leg but added that her condition was stable.