Tractor driver is air lifted to hospital after his vehicle ends up in a ditch in March

Magpas helicopter takes man to hospital suffering serious injuries

Magpas helicopter takes man to hospital suffering serious injuries - Credit: Archant

A man was air lifted to hospital after suffering severe chest and stomach injuries when the tractor he was driving left the road and went into a ditch.

Magpas air ambulance flew to the scene in March to rescue the man in his 50s.

A spokesman said: “At 3:47pm yesterday afternoon (27) Magpas doctor Natalie Lonsdale, paramedic Ollie Robinson and doctor Tom Odbert landed in March via the Magpas Air Ambulance.

“They had been called to treat a man who had been seriously injured when the tractor he was travelling in left the road and entered a ditch.

“The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient in his 50’s who had sustained chest and abdominal injuries and provided him with advanced pain relief.


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“The medical team then airlifted the patient to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a serious condition upon arrival.”

The helicopter crew, who flew the patient and medical team, were pilot Roger Sheridan and crew member Simon Amos.

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An EEAST ambulance paramedic crew and the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

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