Woman injured near Fordham after legs caught in an industrial grass cutter - Magpas on scene and flies her to hospital

PUBLISHED: 21:46 24 October 2015 | UPDATED: 21:46 24 October 2015

Magpas fly injured Fordham woman to hospital

Magpas fly injured Fordham woman to hospital

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A woman was flown to hospital today after her legs were caught in an industrial grass cutter.

Magpas Helimedix flew to Fordham just before 2pm and landed in a field in the Fordham area.

A spokesman said: “A woman (in her 50’s) had suffered leg injuries after her legs were caught in an industrial grass cutter.

“The Magpas team sedated the patient and put measures into place to protect her injuries (providing the woman with enhanced A&E level care at the scene).

“The Magpas doctor and paramedic then accompanied the patient in a land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where on arrival she was in a stable condition”.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was: Magpas pilot Dan Vickers and Magpas crew member Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST ambulance service paramedic crew was also present.

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