A man was injured today in an accident in Richmond town centre today.
The incident involved a lorry in the town’s Finkle Street.
It is understood the man was delivering to a shop when the pallet truck and the man fell off the of lorry’s tail lift.
Local shoppers and shopkeepers came to the man’s aid before an ambulance crew arrived.
A Great North Air Ambulance helicopter with a doctor and paramedic then arrived, landing on the Richmondshire Cricket Club pitch.
A spokesperson for the ambulance service confirmed they had been called to assist following an accident involving a pallet truck.
The incident occurred at around 3pm this afternoon.
The man was still being treated at the scene at 4.30pm.
One shop worker said: “It’s absolutely horrific – we feel so sorry for the man.”