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Man treated by ambulance crews in a subway by the River Medway in Maidstone is taken to Tunbridge Wells Hospital

10 June 2014
by Kent Messenger reporter

A man found lying in a subway by the River Medway was taken to Tunbridge Wells Hospital with injuries to his head and chest.

The man is believed to have suffered a fall close to the Maidstone Bridge System and the Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was called to help treat him at the scene at about 5.15pm yesterday.

Ambulance crews were also in attendance and after treating the patient at the scene transported him to hospital.

They were providing assistance to a man who was lying at the bottom of the subway stairs.

It is not known how he came to be lying there.

A paramedic at the scene suggested his injuries were not serious. Three ambulance cars and and another ambulance were sent.

The incident caused traffic problems during the Tuesday evening rush-hour.

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