Man suffers serious injury after bricks fall off forklift in Great Yarmouth

The man was taken to the James Paget Hospital

The man was taken to the James Paget Hospital - Credit: Archant Norfolk

A man suffered a serious leg injury after being hit by a load of bricks that had fallen from a forklift.

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Great Yarmouth and took the man, believed to be in his 40s, to the James Paget Hospital.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service, which attended the scene, said: “He was conscious and alert when we arrived but his leg was clearly broken.

“He was collared and boarded to protect his spine. We also placed a strap around his leg to protect the area and administered pain relief.”

The incident happened at around 3.45pm on Wednesday.