Woman injured after scaffolding fall

A woman has been rushed to hospital after falling more than 10 feet from scaffolding this afternoon (Monday, August 15).

Monday, 15th August 2016, 3:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:10 pm
Herts & Essex Air Ambulance. Photo: Clive Larner

Paramedics were called to Barnacres Road in Hemel Hempstead at 1.47pm after the woman, believed to be in her 40s, fell between 10 and 15ft from scaffolding.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said she has suffered a head injury but it is not thought to be life-threatening.

Herts Air Ambulance was called and landed nearby, but stood down before the woman was taken to Watford General Hospital by land ambulance for further treatment.