Emergency teams rescue injured man from first floor of building off the High Street in Chatteris

22:58 24 May 2014




Emergency services rescued a man who had fallen down some stairs and was trapped on the first floor of a building in Chatteris.

Magpas Helimedix was among the first on the scene after the man, in his 50s, fell down some stairs off the High Street.

Fire crews and an East of England ambulance service team were also called to get the patient safely removed and taken to hospital.

“It was a challenging extraction from the first floor of the building,” said a Magpas spokesman.

The incident happened at around 4.20pm yesterday. The man was taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital where, on arrival, his condition was reported to have “greatly improved”.

1 comment

  • Magpas do it again and we are lucky to have them. It was disappointing therefore that the local press failed to promote the music marathon fund raiser for Magpas, at Georges bar in March on Friday 23rd May. I think many more people may have attended if the press had highlighted the event.

    Report this comment

    Mo Stewart

    Monday, May 26, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

More news stories

Yesterday, 13:08
Pedestrian dies after being struck by silver Audi on A47

A pedestrian was killed last night on the A47 at Walsoken near Wisbech.

Yesterday, 13:45
Cash seized in Wisbech that police believe are related to drugs

Police have seized a quantity of drugs – and an unspecified sum of money- in Wisbech.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
The Railway Inn at Whittlesey

Police have placed a closure order on a Whittlesey pub and warned people they could be arrested if they turn up and cause any disorder.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2015
All winners and finalists

A business that began three years ago, has since doubled in size and turnover, and now employs 125 people across three sites was a star of the Ely Standard East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2015.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition