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Teenager injured after falling off Benettons factory roof in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 11:24 21 March 2011 | UPDATED: 11:34 21 March 2011

A TEENAGER fell 30ft through a factory roof and suffered leg and pelvic injuries yesterday.

The 16-year-old had climbed onto the roof of the Benettons factory in Lady Haven Road, Great Yarmouth but fell through at 3.25pm.

He was given painkillers and fluid and placed on a spinal board to be airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by the East Anglian Air Ambulance, which had landed on disused ground a short distance away.

His injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

DO you know the boy involved in this incident? If so, call the Mercury newsdesk on 01493 847956.


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