Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from dock
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A man has been rushed to hospital after being rescued from a dock on the Isle of Dogs.
The London Ambulance Service was called at 1.51pm today to South Quay.
A spokeswoman said: “We sent an incident response officer, a motorcycle responder and an ambulance crew to the scene.
“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a man at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre as a priority by road.”
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A spokeswoman for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at approximately 2.05pm on Tuesday, October 16 to reports of a man who had fallen from a bridge and entered the water near Marsh Wall.
“Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and the man was rescued from the water.
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“He was taken to an east London hospital. At this stage, his condition is being treated as life threatening.”
Enquiries are continuing.