Man airlifted to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after fork lift truck accident

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A man was airlifted to hospital this morning, after a workplace accident in Shipley Bridge.

A South East Coast Ambulance Service representative said: “The air ambulance was called to Antlands Lane, Shipley Bridge, just after 9.30 am after a man was injured by a fork lift truck.

“The man, aged about 60, was airlifted to St George’s Hospital. He was conscious but with potentially serious injuries.

“Two ambulances and a paramedic car attended the scene, along with the air ambulance.”

A statement from Sussex Police said: “Police are currently at the scene of an industrial incident in Antlands Lane, Shipley Bridge in Surrey.

“Emergency services were called to a commercial property at the site at about 9.42am on (Thursday 7 July).

“A man in his 60s was airlifted to St George’s Hospital in Tooting with serious injuries.

“The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and there are no further details at this stage.”

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