Air ambulance called to Newport incident

12:57pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A man was taken to hospital after sustaining a neck injury in the Newport area on Friday afternoon.

Wales Air Ambulance and paramedics were assisted by local fire crews and police at the scene at around 1pm.

The helicopter was unable to land at the scene so the medical crew were dropped off while the aircraft relocated to a nearby landing site.

The patient was treated on scene by the crew, then taken to Withybush hospital by land ambulance.

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