Magpas air ambulance called to Chatteris after man, in his 60s, cut himself with a power tool

A man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark Hemment / Wiki (Inset)

A man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark Hemment / Wiki (Inset)

Mark Hemment

Magpas air ambulance was dispatched to Chatteris yesterday afternoon (May 17) after reports that someone had cut themselves.

A man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark HemmentA man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark Hemment

The man, in his 60s, was said to have “cut his leg and wrist” in the incident on Park Street, Chatteris.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “We received a call at 2.48pm to reports of an incident involving a man in his 60’s who had severely cut his leg and wrist with a disk cutter.

“The East of England Ambulance Service Trust dispatched an ambulance and Magpas Air Ambulance to the scene.

A man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark HemmentA man in his 60s was rushed to Hinchingbrooke Hospital after severely cutting himself in Chatteris. PHOTO: Mark Hemment

“The man was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon; ambulance staff said he was expected to make a full recovery.”


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