Man airlifted to hospital from Sidmouth road

Anthony Broughton took this shot of the air ambulance, which was called out to an accident in Salcom

Anthony Broughton took this shot of the air ambulance, which was called out to an accident in Salcombe Hill Road. - Credit: Archant

A man has been airlifted to hospital after an accident in Salcombe Hill Road this morning (Tuesday).

The air ambulance, ambulance and police were called out following reports of a man in his 40s falling from a height, before being flown to Derriford Hospital with ‘serious but not life threatening’ injuries.

An ambulance spokesman said: “We were called just after 9am, reports of a male casualty that had fallen from some scaffolding. The male had a head injury.”

A police spokesman said officers were called just after 9.15am this morning.

He added: “His injuries are serious but not life threatening. He was taken by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital.”


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