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Air ambulance helps elderly man after fall

PUBLISHED: 17:00 03 August 2010 | UPDATED: 09:27 16 September 2010

Emma Knights

The air ambulance was called to Wells today to help an elderly man who suffered a head injury after falling six foot.

The 83-year-old fell from a walkway at Wells at about 12pm.

The air ambulance was called to Wells today to help an elderly man who suffered a head injury after falling six foot.

The 83-year-old fell from a walkway at Wells at about 12pm.

After landing on Wells beach, the air ambulance critical care paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was taken by land ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. His condition was described by an air ambulance spokesman as stable.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance depends entirely on fundraising and donations, and it costs £3.5 million a year to keep the lifesaving service in the sky.

For more information or to donate funds to the charity call 0845 066 9999 or visit www.eaaa.org.uk

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