Man injured in 50ft ship fall

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after falling 50ft from a ship deck into the hold.

The man, in his 40s, suffered a suspected fractured pelvis and spine after falling from the edge of the deck which opened out onto the steel hold.

Ambulance crews were called to the quay at Cliff Road in Ipswich at 3.45pm today.

The man is being treated at Ipswich Hospital.