Air ambulance rescue after scaffold fall

Residents were greeted by the sight of an air ambulance landing on playing fields to save the man, who had fallen from scaffolding.

AN air ambulance was called to the rescue this afternoon after a man fell from scaffolding.

The HEMS ambulance landed on St Aloysius playing fields between Crouch End and Highgate to attend to the man, on Claremont Road.

The dramatic rescue took place around 2.40pm this afternoon and the man was then taken to St Mary’s Hospital.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: “We were called just after reports that a man had fallen from a height.

“A land ambulance, a single responder in a car, a duty officer and air ambulance doctor attended.”

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