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Hythe man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling from skateboard

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Original article from Kent Live

A man from Hythe was airlifted to hospital in London yesterday after falling off a skateboard, according to Kent Police.

Officers from Kent Police Kent Police were called to Eversley Road at around 6.45pm after reports a man had fallen from a skateboard.

When they arrived they found the man had suffered a serious head injury.

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An air ambulance as well as parademics were called to the scene and the man was airlifted to a London hospital for treatment.

A local resident who witnessed the incident said: "The air ambulance landed on our playing field.

The air ambulance was spotted by a local resident

"We have never seen so many police and ambulances."

A spokesperson for Kent Police said: "Kent Police was called at around 6.45pm on Saturday 11 September 2021 to a report that a man in his 20s had suffered a serious head injury after falling from his skateboard in Eversley Road, Hythe.

"Officers attended and the man was airlifted to a London hospital for treatment."

Pictures taken from the scene show the air ambulance flying low over the field after having taken off.

Other pictures show a large police presence on the road with both police and parademics in attendance.

The road appears cordoned off while the emergency services worked.

Members of the public were urged to stay away while paramedics attended to the man and the air ambulance approached.

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