Man suffers serious injuries after roof fall in Portsmouth

PARAMEDICS have rushed a man in his 50s to hospital after he fell off a roof.

Saturday, 4th March 2017, 6:59 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:22 am
A man in his 50s suffered serious injuries after falling off a roof in North End Avenue, Portsmouth

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

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

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

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

The air ambulance landed in nearby Alexandra Park.