Ottery pensioner hurts facce in fall

PUBLISHED: 14:49 21 August 2009 | UPDATED: 10:01 18 June 2010

A PENSIONER was left with facial injuries after she fell in Mill Street on Tuesday.

A PENSIONER was left with facial injuries after she fell in Mill Street on Tuesday.

An ambulance raced to the scene at around 10.30am as passers by and staff from Poppy's café comforted the stricken 85-year-old who lay on the pavement.

An ambulance spokesman said the woman suffered facial injuries and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital as a precaution and her injuries were not life-threatening.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Sidmouth Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Sidmouth Herald