Man airlifted after ‘falling from bridge’

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was found seriously injured by a bridge near the M20. Paramedics and police were called to Hospital Road, Hollingbourne, at around 9am today.

Police and paramedics have been pictured in Hollingbourne. Picture: UKNip Police and paramedics have been pictured in Hollingbourne. Picture: UKNipIt is thought the man fell from a bridge in Hospital Road, Hollingbourne. Picture: UKNip It is thought the man fell from a bridge in Hospital Road, Hollingbourne. Picture: UKNip

It is thought the man is a lorry driver who suffered serious injuries after falling from the bridge. Paramedics are seen attending to him just outside of the passageway as he lay on a stretcher.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “I can confirm that SECAmb was called to the scene shortly before 8.40am today to reports a person had suffered a fall.

“Ambulance crews attended the scene and were joined at the scene by the air ambulance service. “The person was assessed and treated at the scene before being airlifted to William Harvey Hospital with injuries including a head injury.” Police confirmed a medical incident had taken place and SECAmb was assisted.

The air ambulance have been approached for comment.

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