Man seriously hurt by falling steel plate at Wisbech firm

East of Ambulance crews were called to the house in Thriplow, but nothing could be done

East of Ambulance crews were called to the house in Thriplow, but nothing could be done - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an industrial accident in Cambridgeshire.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called at 1.47pm today (Monday) to an address in Boleness Road, Wisbech, to a report that a steel plate had fallen on to a man from a forklift.

An ambulance crew and two rapid response vehicles attended the scene and the East Anglian Air Ambulance was also called.

A man in his 20s was treated for a suspected major pelvic fracture and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by the air ambulance for further treatment.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter