A female paramedic has actually passed away after a collision in between a rescue and also a cement vehicle.
2 other paramedics were required to medical facility after the accident, which occurred on the A21 near Sevenoaks in Kent on Wednesday night.
The truck driver suffered small injuries, a spokesperson for South East Coastline ambulance solution NHS foundation depend on (Secamb) stated.
The rescue had actually gotten on its method to an incident at the time of the collision, the trust fund validated.
Kent cops are examining what took place and have appealed for dashcam video footage and also witnesses.
Emma Williams, Secamb’s executive supervisor of operations, stated: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague and our wholehearted compassions go to her family, pals and also colleagues at this very challenging time. Our thoughts are also with the other hurt team member along with all of those who replied to the incident.
” We are sustaining the cops in their inquiries as well as would prompt anyone that may have observed the case to call them.”
The incident comes at a time when rescue and also NHS services are under considerable stress from the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 members of staff were travelling in the rescue at the time of the accident yet were not delivering an individual, the trust said. Emergency situation services hurried to the accident, including the air ambulance, yet in spite of their efforts, the paramedic died at the scene.
A male paramedic, who endured significant numerous injuries, was airlifted to King’s College healthcare facility in London, and a trainee paramedic, who was travelling in the back of the lorry, was taken to hospital with a head injury.