Workman 'injured by falling pallet' in Eastbourne is taken to hospital

A road in Eastbourne was closed by police while the ambulance service attended a medical incident on Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 7:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 1:38 pm
The road was closed by police. Photo by Dan Jessup

An ambulance service spokesman confirmed a crew was sent to the junction of Milfoil Drive and Oulton Close at 4.30pm.

Crews responded to reports that a person had been injured, reportedly from a falling pallet from a lorry, the spokesman said.

The person was suffering from a potential neck and head injury, the spokesman said.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to Conquest Hospital.

Police closed Milfoil Drive for a period of time while the ambulance service attended to the casualty.