Air ambulance rescues elderly man in Holt

Ed FossAn 85-year-old man was airlifted to hospital today with a serious ankle injury after he suffered a fall in Holt.Ed Foss

An 85-year-old man was airlifted to hospital today with a serious ankle injury after he suffered a fall in Holt.

The patient was picked up by the East Anglian Air Ambulance and arrived at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hopistal shortly before 10.30am.

A land ambulance attended initially but the helicopter was called because of the severity of the injury, said a spokesman.