Kent

Jet skier airlifted to hospital after accident in Kent

A jet skier has been airlifted to hospital after he was involved in an accident off the Kent coast.

Whitstable RNLI said the man was rescued from the water near Hampton Pier, Herne Bay, at 1630 BST on Sunday.

The RAF Sea King helicopter was sent to the scene, with the Herne Bay coastguard and emergency services.

A spokesman said the man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate with head injuries.

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