Man airlifted to hospital after '˜falling from scaffolding' in Bexhill

The air ambulance transferred a male to hospital after reports he had fallen from scaffolding in Sidley, Bexhill, a spokesman has confirmed.

Thursday, 11th October 2018, 4:28 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th October 2018, 4:29 pm
Picture: Sarah Weyman

A spokesman for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance said they were dispatched at 11.59am on Monday (October 8).

The air ambulance reportedly landed in a park in Canada Way.

The spokesman added: “I can confirm that our HEMS crew was dispatched from our Redhill base at 11.59am (on October 8) to a male patient who had fallen from scaffolding.

The air ambulance landed in a park in Canada Way. Picture: Nicole Morley

“After treating the patient at the scene, our crew conveyed him to RSCH Brighton.”

There were also been reports of police cars and ambulances in the area.

An eyewitness said she saw police and paramedics in Turkey Road, Bexhill.

A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to a private address but he was unable to comment on the details.

He confirmed the incident was the same as the one involving the air ambulance.

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