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Old 8th August 2015, 16:37
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Report on BBC news that a crew member of the Isle of Wight chain ferry has received serious injuries after being pinned between the loading ramp and a car. Reports state the car driver accelerated by mistake. Hopefully the injured man will make a full recovery.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-33831271
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Old 8th August 2015, 20:17
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Slightly more info in local press:

'The man's injuries are serious but not critical, a spokesman for the ambulance service said.'

http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/1358...er_hit_by_car/
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A card from the locals in East Cowes for the injured man.
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