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Kent Air Ambulance called to forklift accident in Eurolink Industrial Estate, Sittingbourne

By Lewis Dyson

A patient has been airlifted to hospital following reports of a forklift accident.

The Kent Air Ambulance was called to a unit at the Eurolink Industrial Estate in Sittingbourne this morning.

A spokesman for the service said it was alerted at 10.10am and a helicopter was sent from its Marden base.

The air ambulance was called to Sittingbourne. Stock picture.

The air ambulance was called to Sittingbourne. Stock picture.

A total of two ambulances and a first responder car were also in attendance.

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said they were called just before 10am to reports a person, whose gender is not currently known, had been injured by a forklift truck.

The patient, who suffered a leg injury, was treated at the scene before being airlifted to King's College Hospital in London.

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