UPDATED: Air ambulance lands in Southend after man falls off ladder

The man was loaded onto the air ambulance in Victory Park

The man was loaded onto the air ambulance in Victory Park

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THE Air Ambulance has landed on Victory Sports ground off Easter Avenue this morning after a man sustained a serious head injury.

The ambulance landed shortly after 11am this morning to attend a male casualty, believed to be in his fifties, who had fallen off a ladder in Cromwell Road.

A land ambulance is also at the scene but the casualty has been anaesthetised and is expected to be airlifted to the Royal London Hospital.

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12:16pm Thu 24 Apr 14

joejoe111 says...

clumsy, very clumsy .
clumsy, very clumsy . joejoe111
  • Score: -20

12:37pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Public Inconvenience says...

Looks like The Echo have renamed Eastern Avenue especially for the Easter period too!
Looks like The Echo have renamed Eastern Avenue especially for the Easter period too! Public Inconvenience
  • Score: 15

2:02pm Thu 24 Apr 14

stopmoaning1 says...

Easter Avenue

airlifted to either Queen's Hospital in Romford of the Royal London.

Looks like this reporter was so excited to write a story about a helicopter landing that all keyboard skills have gone right out the window.
Easter Avenue airlifted to either Queen's Hospital in Romford of the Royal London. Looks like this reporter was so excited to write a story about a helicopter landing that all keyboard skills have gone right out the window. stopmoaning1
  • Score: 12

3:22pm Thu 24 Apr 14

whateverhappened says...

every time i'm about to paint my sofits and clean my gutters i see a story like this ..puts me right off
every time i'm about to paint my sofits and clean my gutters i see a story like this ..puts me right off whateverhappened
  • Score: 5

6:08pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Idontknowy says...

Hope he makes a full recovery Fortunate we have HEMS in the area
Hope he makes a full recovery Fortunate we have HEMS in the area Idontknowy
  • Score: 2

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