Teenager in Coates flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital after getting arm stuck in farm machinery

A Magpas Helimedix air ambulance, like the one pictured, was called to the scene.

A Magpas Helimedix air ambulance, like the one pictured, was called to the scene.

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A teenager was flown to hospital after getting his arm stuck in farm machinery.

The man in his late teens was taken by the Magpas Helimedix to Addenbrooke’s yesterday (Wednesday, October 14) where he was described as being in a serious but stable condition.

Magpas Helimedix Doctor Zoe Smeed and Paramedic Dan Cody from Magpas arrived after 4.30pm and provided the man with advanced pain relief.

Chief pilot Richard Eastwood and crew member Simon Amos then flew him to hospital.

The East of England Ambulance Service were called at 4.21pm and said the teen was conscious and breathing when they arrived.

The service sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew and ambulance officer.