A WORKMAN fractured both his legs after falling 20 foot from scaffolding in Dudley this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Blackacre Road and Rollason Road, shortly before 3.25pm.

An incident support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man in his twenties had fallen approximately twenty feet from a scaffolding tower. He had fractured both legs, an ankle and a wrist.

“He was given pain relief at the scene and was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar and was taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”