Woman stranded in field near Saffron Walden after breaking leg in fall

Paramedics were called after a woman broke her leg in a field.

Paramedics were called after a woman broke her leg in a field. - Credit: Archant

A woman was rescued from a field near Saffron Walden yesterday (Thursday) after breaking her leg in a fall.

A Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) was scrambled to a field in Bolts Hill, Castle Camps, alongside an ambulance and rapid response vehicle.

The woman, in her 40s, suffered a suspected broken leg after she took a fall at around 3.45pm.

HART paramedics used a specialist vehicle to get the ambulance crew to the patient who was stranded in the field.

The woman was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, for further treatment.


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