Emergency services called out to Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 13:03 23 June 2017 | UPDATED: 13:29 23 June 2017

Coastguards, air ambulance and paramedics helped a man who suffered head and back injuries.

Coastguards, air ambulance and paramedics helped a man who suffered head and back injuries.

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A man was reported to have suffered head and back injuries today (Friday June 23).

Emergency services were called out to Sidmouth after a reports a man suffered head and back injuries.

Coastguard, air ambulance and paramedics responded to the call shortly after 11.22am.

The air ambulance landed at Jacobs Ladder to assist the man.

A Beer Coastguard crewman said the man apparently slipped before being taken to hospital by land ambulance.

An ambulance spokesman said: “One male casualty with a head and back injury. We attended with one rapid response vehicle, one ambulance and the air ambulance. The casualty was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital by road.”

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