Prince William lands air ambulance in Saffron Walden to help man in 80s

East Anglian Air Ambulance

East Anglian Air Ambulance - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance landed on Saffron Walden Common yesterday (Monday) to help a man.

https://twitter.com/DrenchLtd/status/668754604742569984

The East Anglian Air Ambulance, flown by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, landed at 10.55am.

Doctor Adam Chesters and paramedic Gary Spitzer treated the man, in his 80s, for head injuries. It is believed he seriously injured his head and was treated for a suspected fractured skull.

The man was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, in an ambulance.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance service said they received a call just before 10.10am to reports of a man who had fallen in Hill Street.


You may also want to watch:


It is thought he could have slipped on some ice.

An ambulance and a rapid response vehicle was sent.

Most Read

The spokesman added the man did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

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.

Become a Supporter