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Three people taken to hospital after cherry picker fall in Haverhill's Iceni Way



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Three people have been taken to hospital after becoming trapped under a cherry picker in Haverhill.

Two fire crews from Haverhill were called to assist the ambulance service in Iceni Way after reports that three individuals were trapped underneath a scissor lift that fell on its side at about 9.40am.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were informed to assist with reaching those individuals."

Three people were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: iStock
Three people were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: iStock

Suffolk Police were also in attendance, and said they had received reports that a 'cherry picker had fallen'.

It is believed at least one person has suffered serious injuries, but it is not yet known at which premises the incident happened.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance service added: “We were called at 9.34am today with reports that three people had suffered injuries on Iceni Way in Haverhill.

"Three ambulances, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), a senior paramedic in a support vehicle, a response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were sent to the scene. Three patients were transported to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment.”