Three Air Ambulances Aid A44 Crash


Sunday 24th May 2015 – 7pm – Steve Parry.

Three air ambulances were called upon to airlift patients from a two car road collision near Monkland in Herefordshire this afternoon

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A44 and A4110 at Monkland at just before 2.45pm.

Two Midlands Air Ambulances and the Welsh Air Ambulance together with three land ambulances and two paramedic support officers in a rapid response cars attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a serious two-car road traffic collision at about 2.45pm.

“A woman believed to be in her fifties was treated for back and leg injuries. A man believed to be in his twenties was also treated for pelvic and abdominal injuries. Both patients were taken to Hereford Hospital by land ambulance.

“The Welsh Air Ambulance crew treated a man in his twenties for internal injuries. The patient was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The Cosford based Midlands Air Ambulance with a MERIT doctor aboard airlifted a man in his twenties who had been trapped in his vehicle. The patient was taken to the Queen Elizabeth trauma centre with chest and spinal injuries.

“A man in his thirties was airlifted by the second Midlands Air Ambulance to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with chest injuries.”





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