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Air ambulance lands at Sudbury Cricket Club – Man taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital

PUBLISHED: 16:00 10 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:00 10 June 2017

An air ambulance landed on the pitch at Sudbury Cricket Club after emergency services received reports surrounding the welfare of a man on Blackfriars in Sudbury. Picture: BILL HISKETT

An air ambulance landed on the pitch at Sudbury Cricket Club after emergency services received reports surrounding the welfare of a man on Blackfriars in Sudbury. Picture: BILL HISKETT

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A man believed to be his 50s has been taken to hospital after emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to an incident Sudbury this afternoon.

An Essex and Herts Air Ambulance landed on the pitch at Sudbury Cricket Club after the region’s ambulance service was alerted to the incident shortly before 12.45pm.

Paramedics were responding to concerns for the welfare of a man in the Blackfriars area of the town. The man, believed to be in his 50s, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for further treatment.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said: “We received a call today at 12.42pm to reports of the concern for welfare of a man on Blackfriars in Sudbury.

“We dispatched two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance crew, and an air ambulance from the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAA) to assist.

“Medics assessed a man, believed to be in his 50s, before taking him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via land ambulance for further care.”

No further details were provided.

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