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Woman falls from window and breaks leg

By Cheadle Post and Times  |  Posted: August 28, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Emergency services were called after a woman broke her leg following a fall from an upstairs window.

Paramedics were alerted to the incident on High Street in Cheadle at 8.20pm on Thursday (August 21) night.

The casualty was later taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for treatment to her injury.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Officers believe the woman had fallen from an upstairs window.

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"She was treated for a fractured leg and a potential pelvic injury.

"She was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene.

"We had an ambulance, a community paramedic and a paramedic area support officer at the scene."

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "We received a report on Thursday at just after 8.30pm of a woman needing assistance after falling onto a flat roof in High Street, Cheadle.

"Officers attended the scene, along with colleagues from the ambulance service and fire service. The 44-year-old woman was taken to hospital with a broken leg."

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