Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 17°C

Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Haverhill: Woman in her 20s seriously injured after falling 12ft into culvert

11:58 03 August 2014

The woman was taken to Addenbrooke

The woman was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital

A woman is in hospital with a serious head injury after a freak accident in Haverhill last night.

The casualty, in her 20s, had fallen about twelve feet into a concrete culvert with water in it at around 10.40pm.

A volunteer doctor and paramedic from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service were called, along with a fire crew and ambulance service.

She was rescued by firefighters and a team from the East of England Ambulance service.

The woman was then treated by the SARS team and was later taken by ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with a serious head injury.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Woman repays £7,600 in overpayment claim

A Kesgrave woman has been fined after making a false statement to obtain £7,600 worth of benefits which she was not entitled to.

A motorist involved in a crash on the A14 in which a teenager died will live with the “huge remorse” for the rest of his life, a court has heard.

A police officer stands outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016 after shots were fired. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

The gunman who shot dead nine people and injured 16 others at a Munich shopping centre was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man, police believe.

Network Rail is replacing overhead line equipment between Shenfield and Liverpool Street.

Delays caused by extreme heat like those that affected rail services in the region could be less common in future according to Network Rail.

An aerial shot of Bramford.

More than 250 homes lost power this evening due to emergency repair work by UK Power Networks.

Hugh O'Neill, headteacher of St Benedict's School, Bury St Edmunds.

Turbulent times are ahead for Bury St Edmunds schools with “chaos” predicted as the two and three-tier systems compete against each other.

Andy Beckwith

An emotional appeal has been made to find a former Essex man who has gone missing in Gibraltar.

Sir Bobby Robson Stand. Pic: Andy Abbott.

Ipswich Town fans have given a mixed response to the club’s appeal for slogan ideas for two new display boards at Portman Road.

Richard Bevan who is retiring from Heath Primary School in Kesgrave after 42years is presented with scrapbooks from pupils.

The final bell has sounded on a dedicated teacher’s career as he waved goodbye to the school for the final time after 42 years of service.

The village sign in Great Wratting.

Firefighters freed a trapped motorist from his vehicle following a collision in a Suffolk village.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24