Man suffers broken ankle after falling from ladder in Hertfordshire

Date: 05 January 2017

Time: 16:20

A man was taken to hospital after falling from a ladder in Hertfordshire this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at 2.39pm today (5th January) to Hillcrest in Hatfield.

An ambulance crew and Herts Air Ambulance attended.

They treated a man in his 60s who had suffered a broken ankle after falling about 10 feet from a ladder.

He was sedated at the scene before being taken to Lister Hospital by land ambulance for further treatment.

The air ambulance medics also travelled with the patient en route to hospital.

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