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Man in his 70s hit by car at the junction of Forbes Road and Athelstan Road in Faversham

11 January 2014
by Alex Claridge

The Air Ambulance landed in Faversham. Copyright @Kent999

The Air Ambulance landed in Faversham. Copyright @Kent999

 

Police have sealed off a section of central Faversham after a crash near a zebra crossing this morning.

A man in his 70s was struck by a dark coloured Vauxhall Corsa at Forbes Road where it meets Athelstan Road.
 
The Kent Air Ambulance landed on the Abbey School playing fields, but it is not yet known whether anyone was airlifted away.
 
The accident scene. Copyright @Kent999s

The accident scene. Copyright @Kent999s

Eyewitness and ex-KM Group journalist Jan Thom says a grey saloon remained on the zebra crossing while police investigated the scene.
 
She said: "It was obviously very serious. There were a lot of police there and they blocked off a large area and were diverting traffic."
 
Police say the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the road was closed for serveral hours while the accident is investigated.
 
Witnesses who haven't yet spoken to the police are asked to call 01622 798538.

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