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Man hit by lorry at Rownhams service station off M27 motorway

Man hit by lorry at service station

Police with the lorry involved in the incident.

Air ambulance at Rownhams Services. Phot by Echo reader Paul Smith

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Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A MAN has been hit by a lorry on one of the south's busiest motorways.

The air ambulance has been sent to Rownhams services on the M27 westbound after a male in his 30s was hit by an articulated lorry on the entrance slip road.

Daily Echo:

He has suffered serious head injuries and the entrance will be closed for some time, officers say.

The incident happened at around 3.55pm and the man was taken to Southampton General Hospital after initially being treated at the scene.

Daily Echo:

He is currently described as being in a 'critical' condition.

Insp Kirsty Shannon, from Totton police station, said: "We are currently investigating a collision whereby a pedestrian has been struck by a lorry.

Daily Echo:

"They have been taken to Southampton General Hospital and is being treated for serious, critical injuries."

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