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Motorcyclist flown to hospital in London after road accident in Babs Oak Hill near Sturry

By Aidan Barlow

A man has been airlifted to hospital after his motorcycle was involved in a collision in Babs Oak Hill near Sturry.

Paramedics arrived at the accident at 3.20pm earlier today where the man had suffered chest injuries.

An air ambulance landed at the playing fields in Sturry, picture from @jamie0389

Kent Air Ambulance was called and landed in playing fields near Sturry. Meanwhile police closed off Babs Oak Hill near the junction with the A28 at Staines Hill, between Sturry and the village of Westbere.

Kent ambulance spokesman Rich Airey said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision between a car. We sent two ambulances and a car, and also called for assistance from Kent Air Ambulance.

"A man was airlifted to the King's College Hospital in London suffering from injuries including chest pains."

Police closed off Babs Oak Hill in Sturry after the accident

Police and a KCC Highways worker remained at the scene until 5.20pm to clear the area and re-open the road to traffic.

A spokesman for Kent Police said the motorcyclist's injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

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