Norfolk

Man impaled on spike in fall on Norfolk farm

A man suffered stomach injuries when he was impaled on a spike in an accident on a Norfolk farm.

The 47-year-old fell on to the spike while working on a bailing machine at West Acre near Swaffham at 1530 BST on Wednesday.

He was rescued by firefighters and stabilised by paramedics at the scene.

He was then taken by the East Anglian air ambulance to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. His condition is not known.

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