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    issacchunt wrote:
    I am sorry to question this but is it viable to send the air ambulance from thruxton to rownhams when the hospital is so close by via the service rd on rownhams lane?

    We know it costs a fortune to run so should be used in the more rural locations?
    Not a relative of yours then ?"
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Man hit by lorry at Rownhams service station off M27 motorway

Man hit by lorry at Rownhams service station off M27 motorway

Police with the lorry involved in the incident.

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

First published in News
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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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