Air ambulance landed in Hove after man fell off pier

An AIR ambulance had to land in a crowded area after a man fell off a pier.

Air ambulance The helicopter from Kent, Surrey and Sussex landed at Brunswick Square, Hove. The plane attracted a large crowd of people who stayed to watch it take off.

Argus was informed that the helicopter was assisting medical services in an incident that crashed from a third-floor dock unit in the area.

a spokesperson from east sussex Firefighters and Rescuers, who responded to the man, said: “At 17:30 we were called to assist the ambulance service in transporting a gentleman who had fallen from the third floor pier.

“He fell behind a garden wall and we helped him get it to the other side of the wall.

“There, the ambulance service took over.”

Also in attendance were the South East Coast Ambulance and Sussex Police.

An eyewitness told Argus: “Due to an incident on the way, an air ambulance landed in Brunswick Square.

“I don’t think a patient was boarded in the helicopter, so I hope it’s a good sign.”

The helicopter took off from Brunswick Square at 18:44 and returned to base.

The man was taken to the hospital by ambulance and treated.

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