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

PUBLISHED: 14:06 14 January 2019 | UPDATED: 17:16 14 January 2019

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

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

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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: ARCHANTThe incident happened at around 1pm in Portman Road. Picture: 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 EMMAThe air ambulance left the scene around 3.20pm Picture: ALEX EMMA

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.”


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