Search

Rainham man rushed to hospital on Christmas Day with ‘mystery’ head injury

13:45 27 December 2012

iWitness: The London Air Ambulance landing in the car park at Brenda Blakemore community centre, Rainham. Photo: John Lee

iWitness: The London Air Ambulance landing in the car park at Brenda Blakemore community centre, Rainham. Photo: John Lee

(c) copyright citizenside.com

A Rainham man was rushed to hospital with a head injury on Christmas Day.

iWitness: The London Air Ambulance landing in the car park at Brenda Blakemore community centre, Rainham. Photo: John LeeiWitness: The London Air Ambulance landing in the car park at Brenda Blakemore community centre, Rainham. Photo: John Lee

Police officers, along with an ambulance crew and an air ambulance, were sent to the scene in Allen Road at about 1pm on December 25 after the man was found unconscious.

The helicopter was forced to land in a nearby car park attached to the Brenda Blakemore community centre.

Paramedics and a doctor from the air ambulance crew treated the man, believed to be in his 20s, and took him to Queen’s Hospital, Romford, by road.

It is not known how the man came by his injuries, or whether they were inflicted by a third party.

Were you there? Please call the news desk on 020 8477 3903 or e-mail ramzy.alwakeel@archant.co.uk.

Latest News Stories

Picture: Katie Collins/PA

7.20am: Minor delays on the District Line due to an earlier signal failure.

As fireworks light up the skies above Havering, firefighters will walk out in a strike that has been described as putting “people’s lives at risk”.

Yesterday, 18:55
The power cut is causing delays between Liverpool Street and Shenfield

Trains between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are delayed this evening due to electrical supply problems at Forest Gate.

Yesterday, 17:08
Right Choice Insurance Brokers staff take part in this year's Wear It Pink event. Picture: Vicci Shaughnessy

Insurance brokers were tickled pink as they raised money for a breast cancer charity,

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

These images show the lava’s path from a sky-high vantage point.

Would a prominent calorie label on your booze make you think twice before tanking up?

Looking for a holiday? We know a company that are keen to flog you a trip to the land of Kim Jong-un.

Biffo and Bobo better stay away from the town of Vendargues this Halloween.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition