Air ambulance lands in Ipswich’s Gippeswyk Park to treat unconscious teenager
PUBLISHED: 17:34 13 April 2017
The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed in Ipswich’s Gippesywk Park this afternoon and a young man in his late teens has been taken to hospital.
Emergency services were called shortly after 3.25pm to a property in the area and the air ambulance was also mobilised.
Doctors from the helicopter treated the teenager and then accompanied him to Ipswich Hospital in a road ambulance.
The helicopter then took off and left the scene.
A spokesman from Suffolk police said they had been called to reports of a medical issue and when they arrived found the teenager unconscious.
Witnesses in the park said the crew had been “impressive” and praised the pilots who took a few minutes to show the helicopter to children – once the casualty had been safely treated and taken to hospital in a separate ambulance.
Will Shepherd was visiting with his family from Stratford-upon-Avon.
“I noticed an ambulance and then a couple of minutes later a helicopter turned up, then another ambulance arrived,” he said.