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Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after lorry crash closes Carlton Avenue in Broadstairs

By Lydia Chantler-Hicks

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a London hospital after a crash involving a lorry in Broadstairs.

Police are at the scene of the crash - which happened in Carlton Avenue, between Stanley Road and Bradstow Way at about 2.15pm.

Fire and South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb) crews also rushed to the scene, where they were met by the air ambulance.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Olga Hartsevnikova (7100129)
Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Olga Hartsevnikova (7100129)
A man was airlifted to a London hospital after the crash. Picture: Marie Hoskins
A man was airlifted to a London hospital after the crash. Picture: Marie Hoskins

A Secamb spokesman said: "The motorcyclist was treated at the scene before being airlifted to King's College Hospital with potentially serious injuries."

Carlton Avenue remains closed in both directions.

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