Air ambulance lands near Ipswich Town’s stadium after woman is seriously injured in fall from multi-storey car park

Paramedics worked with the police and a land ambulance team after a medical emergency near Portman R

Paramedics worked with the police and a land ambulance team after a medical emergency near Portman Road Picture: ALEX EMMA - Credit: Archant

The air ambulance landed close to Ipswich Town’s Portman Road stadium today after a woman was seriously injured in a fall from a multi-storey car park.

The incident happened at around 1pm in Portman Road. Picture: ARCHANT

The incident happened at around 1pm in Portman Road. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed in the Alderman Road recreation ground around 1.45pm today, Monday, January 14, after being called by the ambulance service at around 1.20pm.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service has now confirmed a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

He said: “An ambulance, an ambulance officer vehicle and East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to Portman Road, Ipswich shortly after 1.15pm this afternoon following reports of a woman injured in a fall from the multi-storey car park.

“One patient was transported by road ambulance to Ipswich Hospital with serious injuries.”

The air ambulance left the scene around 3.20pm Picture: ALEX EMMA

The air ambulance left the scene around 3.20pm Picture: ALEX EMMA - Credit: Archant

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary added: “We were called just after 1.10pm today, following reports of a medical emergency in the vicinity of Portman Road.

“A person was taken to hospital by ambulance.”

The air ambulance landed at around 1pm close to Portman Road Stadium. Picture: ARCHANT

The air ambulance landed at around 1pm close to Portman Road Stadium. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Landing on Alderman Road recreation ground, the air ambulance was close to Ipswich Town's Portman Ro

Landing on Alderman Road recreation ground, the air ambulance was close to Ipswich Town's Portman Road Picture: ALEX EMMA - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance landed close to Portman Road stadium. Picture: ARCHANT

An air ambulance landed close to Portman Road stadium. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The air ambulance landed in the park opposite Ipswich Town FC in Portman Road Picture: ARCHANT

The air ambulance landed in the park opposite Ipswich Town FC in Portman Road Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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