Man airlifted to hospital with head injury after fall in Rushden

The Magpas air ambulance attended

The Magpas air ambulance attended

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A man was airlifted to hospital with a head injury after taking a fall.

The Magpas air ambulance carrying doctor Sarah Hazleman and paramedic Chris Hawkins landed in Rushden just before 5.30pm yesterday (Sunday) to treat a man who had fallen over.

They assessed the man, who was in his 50s and had sustained a head injury, before flying him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.”

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were pilot Andy Figg and crew member Roger Sheridan.

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance at Brooke Close, which is near to Hall Park in the town.