UPDATE TUESDAY 3PM: Workman with arm and back injuries after 30-foot fall in Spalding

An air ambulance on standby near the Castle Swimming Pool, Spalding.
An air ambulance on standby near the Castle Swimming Pool, Spalding.

A man aged in his late 20s is in hospital with arm and back injuries after falling about 30 feet from a roof in Spalding today.

The man was working on the roof of a house in Pinchbeck Road when the accident happened shortly before 10am.

Paramedics on the scene after a man fell from the roof of a house in Pinchbeck Road, Spalding.

Paramedics on the scene after a man fell from the roof of a house in Pinchbeck Road, Spalding.

A volunteer responder from South Holland LIVES assisted paramedics in treating the man while a Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance helicopter was called for, eventually landing in an area near Spalding’s Castle Swimming Pool.

The injured man was then airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, for further treatment.

TUESDAY 2.30pm: A workman has been airlifted to hospital after apparently falling from the roof of a home near the Castle Sports Complex in Spalding.

The accident happpened some time after 10am and was not at the sports complex, as we originally reported.

The helicopter landed on the sports complex ground and the patient was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.

It is not yet known how seriously the person involved has been injured but further updates will follow in due course.