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22 January 2012, 09:14
A man has received serious injuries after he was struck by a digger and then fell down a hole in Kesgrave.
The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) were called to Fentons Way in Kesgrave in Suffolk at 10.12am yesterday.
A rapid response car, an ambulance and duty manager from Ipswich ambulance station were sent to the scene. Due to the nature of the call, the trusts hazardous area response team and the Essex Air Ambulance attended.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue were also called to the incident.
Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: "We believe the man was struck by a digger then he fell down a hole in the ground. Paramedics who were first at the scene found he sustained serious facial injuries."
He added: "Our ambulance crews worked extremely hard to treat, stabilise and immobilise the casualty alongside their colleagues from the air ambulance and fire service in a very difficult environment."