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MAN SUFFERS LEG INJURY AFTER BEING RUN OVER BY LORRY


A man has sustained a nasty leg injury after being run over by a lorry in Carisbrooke yesterday (Monday).

The incident occurred on Carisbrooke Road near Cedar Hill at around 10:30.

Island Echo understands that the male pedestrian slipped, resulting in his leg going under the wheels of the passing lorry.

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The 36-year-old has sustained a significant injury to his ankle and is believed to have been taken to a mainland hospital for specialist treatment.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary has told Island Echo:

“We were called following an incident involving a pedestrian and a lorry on Carisbrooke Road, Newport, at around 10.30am on August 12.

“The 36-year-old man suffered a fractured ankle and was taken to hospital”.

“The lorry did not stop at the scene.

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“Enquiries are ongoing”.

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Vinny Phillips
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Vinny Phillips

Island echo first for news? Only 24 hours later

john Anderson
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john Anderson

That’s fine as least we get the news

West Wighter
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West Wighter

Busy doing weather warnings!!!
That never happen!!
I’m surprised there’s not a warning as it’s going to rain tomorrow!!
On another note I really hope the person is ok. And they find the the lorry????

Darren Street
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Darren Street

Disappointing unnecessary comment, I can only assume that you were the school boy bully and always the pessimist, your finger effort in typing you pathetic comment would have served better and kinder wishing the injured man and his family your deepest thoughts at this traumatic time.

Will Storey
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Will Storey

Hi Darren

West Wighter
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West Wighter

Read the end of my comment it says I really hope the chap is ok
Next time Darren think!!

john Anderson
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john Anderson

I really do hope that the find the lorry and the man is OK

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