Air ambulance called to Northampton after man falls from roof

A man in his twenties was taken to Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital after falling from a roof in Kings Heath.

The incident happened at about 7.20pm yesterday evening (Monday, April 22) near Mill Lane in Kings Heath when a caller reported to the ambulance service that a man had fallen.

The air ambulance pictured last night in Kings Heath.

The air ambulance pictured last night in Kings Heath.

Northamptonshire and Warwickshire Air Ambulance was also called to assist.

A spokeswoman for East Midlands Ambulance Service today said: "We received a call at 7.18pm on 22 April to Kings Heath, Northampton.

"The caller reported a person had fallen. We sent a paramedic in an ambulance car, a crewed ambulance, the air ambulance and a community first responder in a fast response car.

"We transported one patient to Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital."

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire and Warwickshire Air Ambulance confirmed that the patient was a man in his twenties.

Northamptonshire Police was also called to manage the traffic flow around the area.