Regional: Man airlifted to hospital after accident

A MAN was airlifted to hospital in the early hours of this morning after the car he was travelling in flipped off the road and into a ditch.

The accident happened on the A141 between March and Gyhum in Cambridgeshire at around 12.35am.

Emergency services at the scene discovered the car in a 6ft ditch with one female patient who had got out of the vehicle.

The other casualty, a man in his early 30s, was trapped in the car.

The Magpas Helimedix team were called to help and escort the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Debbie Florence of Magpas said: “Sadly this incident highlights how crucial the Magpas Helimedix service is especially at night time.

“Magpas are the critical care service that operates after dark with a doctor and paramedic.

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“We need the public support more than ever to continue this life-saving service across the East of England.”

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