28-year-old man airlifted to hospital following incident at Bernards Mead in Christchurch

Air ambulance called to Bernards Mead in Iford

Air ambulance called to Bernards Mead in Iford

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A 28-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital from a field in Christchurch this evening.

Emergency services were called to Bernards Mead in Iford at approximately 6pm following concerns for a man's welfare.

A spokesman from the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance Service said: “Police and other emergency services attended the area known locally as Bernards Mead in Iford, Christchurch, following concerns being raised for the welfare of the 28-year-old local male.

“The male was located and airlifted to Southampton General Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for injuries.”

The casualty’s next of kin have been informed. The seriousness and nature of his injuries are not yet known.

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10:18pm Wed 23 Jul 14

yet_another_one says...

The Air Ambulance service is fantastic & I fully support them but why airlift a man to hospital when RBH can only be less than 1 mile away ?
Was the traffic on Castle Lane East that bad on the day ?
The Air Ambulance service is fantastic & I fully support them but why airlift a man to hospital when RBH can only be less than 1 mile away ? Was the traffic on Castle Lane East that bad on the day ? yet_another_one
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9:34am Thu 24 Jul 14

Havocsdad says...

It states injuries so i would imagine he was flown to SGH as its the regional trauma centre
It states injuries so i would imagine he was flown to SGH as its the regional trauma centre Havocsdad
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