Sandringham: Update - Man Critical After Lake Fall

8 July 2013, 15:20 | Updated: 9 July 2013, 08:44

Police have confirmed a man rescued from a lake at Sandringham yesterday was an estate worker.

Emergency services including the police, fire service and ambulance were called to Sandringham after the incident yesterday afternoon.

Officers were called to the scene at around 1.30pm after reports of a man who is believed to have fallen into the Lower Lake area close to the B1440.

It is understood that the man who's in his 30s and an estate worker was riding a ride-on lawn mower at the time and that the Queen was at Sandringham on a private visit less than an hour later.

The man was rescued from the water and was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital by air ambulance for treatment.

He is currently described as being in a critical condition.

Police and HSE are carrying out a joint investigation into the incident