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

PUBLISHED: 13:09 07 February 2014 | UPDATED: 13:09 07 February 2014

The man was taken to the James Paget Hospital

The man was taken to the James Paget Hospital

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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.

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