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Elderly man airlifted to hospital with serious burns

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: April 16, 2014

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AN elderly man was airlifted to hospital with serious burns after becoming trapped between a radiator and a bath in his home.

The man also suffered chest injuries and a suspected broken wrist after falling in Woodville at around 4.30pm yesterday, near the doctor’s surgery in Burton Road.

Paramedics first to the scene called for an air ambulance due to the age of the victim and the severity of his injuries, the East Midlands Ambulance Service said.

He was flown to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

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