February 21, 2019

** Australian paramedic injured in ambulance/car crash; medevaced to hospital


** A Gold Coast paramedic in New South Wales was medevaced to hospital Friday with abdominal injuries after an ambulance/car crash that saw the EMS unit roll several times. The Sydney Morning Herald (Toby Crockford/October 27) said the incident occurred in Tweed Heads as medics were transporting a heart attack patient to hospital. According to the newspaper, the car in the accident was towing a boat onto an off ramp at the time. There is no word on who was at fault for the collision or on the extent of the practitioner’s injuries. Police have issued a Crime Stoppers alert for the public to come forward with more information.


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