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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

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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.

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