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Ambulance service says sorry over patient's four-hour wait after King's Lynn fall

Ambulance service officials have apologised to a patient who waited for four hours for paramedics to arrive after tripping and falling in Lynn's town centre this morning.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) confirmed that they had been called to reports of the incident, outside a shop on Broad Street at 10.13am, but a crew did not arrive on scene until 2.14pm, when the patient was assessed and taken to hospital for further care.

The spokeswoman said: "We would like to apologise for any distress caused to the patient waiting for an ambulance this morning in King’s Lynn."

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