Seriously injured tree surgeon airlifted to hospital after 30ft fall near Stevenage

A Magpas air ambulance landed in a village near Stevenage this morning after a tree surgeon was seri

A Magpas air ambulance landed in a village near Stevenage this morning after a tree surgeon was seriously injured in a 30ft fall. - Credit: Archant

A Magpas air ambulance landed in a village near Stevenage this morning after a tree surgeon was seriously injured in a 30ft fall.

Ambulance crews were called at 10.51am after the man fell from a tree in Rectory Lane, Watton-at-Stone, with Magpas landing at 11.35am.

An ambulance spokesman told the Comet the man, thought to be in his 30s, had suffered serious head and back injuries, while a Magpas spokeswoman said he had sustained chest injuries.

He was treated at the scene and then flown by air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in a serious but stable condition.


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