Man suffers neck and back injuries in Crawley scaffolding fall

A man who fell from scaffolding onto a shop roof has suffered neck and back injuries.

In a statement, South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “At 4.52pm we sent a response car, ambulance and our HART team to a man who had fallen on the roof of a shop in Queensway.”

The rooftop rescue. Photo by Crawley Fire Station

The rooftop rescue. Photo by Crawley Fire Station

The fire service helped rescue the patient on Saturday, October 7, a spokesman added.

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He said: “Fire also attended to help extricate the patient. A man was taken to East Surrey Hospital with neck and back injuries.”

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