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Man rushed to hospital with head injuries after Hampstead crash

PUBLISHED: 12:40 09 January 2012 | UPDATED: 12:41 09 January 2012

Heath Street in Hampstead was closed as emergency services attended the scene of the collision

Heath Street in Hampstead was closed as emergency services attended the scene of the collision

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A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with head injuries after a collision with a car in Hampstead on Friday (January 6).

Heath Street was brought to a stand still after the man was hit by a car at 3.10pm.

An ambulance arrived on scene minutes later and took the man to the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead for treatment.

Ashley Webb, of Toni & Guy in Heath Street, said: “He got hit and it looked like he had just walked out into the road.

“Everyone was freaked out and he looked in quite a bad way – his head was all covered in blood and he couldn’t get up.”

The road was closed both ways while emergency services attended.

A worker from Pure Fruit in Heath Street, who did not wish to be named, said: “We heard a loud bang and a thump and there he was lying in the road. He had quite a bit of blood coming from his head.

“He had to be put on a stretcher and they fitted him with a neck brace.”

A police spokeswoman said a man was questioned at the scene but no one was arrested.

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