Man injured after 30ft fall from roof

A 54-year-old male sustained serious injuries after falling 30ft from a factory roof at Watford Gap on Monday, August 13.

The man, who had been working on the roof, suffered chest, facial and head injuries as well as a fracture to his leg.

Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) attended the incident, administering pain relief and anti-sickness drugs to the casualty.

They then splinted the fractured leg and immobilised the patient to prevent further movement and damage, before flying him to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.