News: November 2019

29 Nov 2019

Statement on incident at London Bridge

“We were called at 2:02pm to reports of an incident at London Bridge. We sent a number of ambulance crews and specialist response teams to the scene, including our hazardous area response unit and our tactical response unit. The first of our medics arrived at the scene within seven minutes. An advanced trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched by road.

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Ambulance and car

6 Nov 2019

Safety warning as fireworks are aimed at our ambulance crews

On Saturday night (2 November) a firework was aimed at one of our ambulance crews who were driving on blue lights and sirens to an emergency in Finsbury Park.

The firework exploded near the windshield of the ambulance forcing the crew to swerve and perform an emergency stop. Luckily the crew weren’t treating a patient in the back of the ambulance, but the incident could have delayed or stopped them getting to a patient who needed them, or even have harmed them. 

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