A man’s been airlifted to a Bristol hospital after being crushed by a vehicle near Devizes.
All three emergency services were called to the incident in Close Lane, Rowde, at around 11.40am this morning following a report that a man had been hit by a car.
Wiltshire Air Ambulance landed a stone’s throw from the scene in a nearby field as local ambulance crew and firefighters from Devizes and Melksham attended the casualty.
The casualty, a man believed to be in his 60s, suffered a serious leg injury and was flown to the regional Major Trauma Centre at Southmead Hospital by air ambulance at around 12.55pm. The helicopter landed at the hospital with the patient at 1.15pm.
Following the incident, firefighters washed pools of blood off the driveway of a property in the road before standing down at around 1.20pm.
Wiltshire Police also attended the scene but left shortly afterwards. It is not yet clear how the man came to be injured, but there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.
A spokesperson for Wiltshire Air Ambulance: “[We were] called to an incident in Devizes at 11:41am today (Monday 7 September). We attended in our helicopter and airlifted the patient to Southmead Hospital, Bristol.”