UPDATE: Man suffers serious injuries after fall in Portsmouth

A man in his 50s suffered serious injuries after falling off a roof in North End Avenue, Portsmouth
A man in his 50s suffered serious injuries after falling off a roof in North End Avenue, Portsmouth
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PARAMEDICS have rushed a man in his 50s to hospital after he fell off a ladder.

He suffered serious chest and arm injuries in the fall, in North End Avenue, Portsmouth, at 5.08pm.

The ambulance service had said he fell from a roof, but it's now understood he fell off a ladder.

A South Central Service Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: 'It came in at 5.08pm, a man in his 50s fell.

'We sent one rapid response car, one responder and air ambulance.

'He's gone by road to UHS (Southampton General Hospital) and he's serious, he has a chest and arm injury.'

The air ambulance landed in nearby Alexandra Park.