Waterlooville man hospitalised after serious incident at Hampshire marine park

A MAN was rushed to hospital after a serious incident at a marine park.

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 4:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 5:23 pm

On Tuesday, July 21, emergency services were called to Hythe Marine Park in Hampshire after a man was unloading a lorry carrying metal beams, which hit him in the leg.

The 49-year-old man, from Waterlooville, was taken to Southampton for hospital treatment.

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Hythe Marine Park. Picture: Google Maps

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘A 49-year-old man from Waterlooville suffered a serious but not life-threatening injury after an accident whilst unloading metal beams from a lorry.

‘Officers have attended and gathered initial evidence.’

A spokesman from South Central Ambulance added: ‘We received a 999 call with the caller reporting an accident at an industrial unit at Hythe Marine Park, resulting in a male sustaining serious leg injuries.

‘We sent an ambulance to the incident and following initial treatment at the scene, the patient was then taken to Southampton.’

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