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Cyclist found lying in Hunters Forstal Road in Herne Bay airlifted to hospital after air ambulance lands in Cherry Orchard playing fields

05 January 2014
by Lowri Stafford

A cyclist who was found lying in a Herne Bay road has been airlifted to hospital this morning.

Police and ambulance crews were called to Hunters Forstal Road at 8.25am by a concerned passerby who found the man.

The patient being loaded into the air ambulance

The patient being loaded into the air ambulance

It is not known how he fell off his bike, but police say there was no evidence of a hit and run.

Ambulance crews transported the man to the park to be airlifted

Ambulance crews transported the man to the park to be airlifted

Police helped to take the man to the air ambulance for treatment

Police helped to take the man to the air ambulance for treatment

The air ambulance was scrambled shortly after, and landed in the Cherry Orchard playing field in Lower Herne Road.

Police and ambulance crews moved the man there to be treated, before he was airlifted to hospital.

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