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Motorbike paramedic on way to emergency hurt in traffic collision

PUBLISHED: 15:58 15 August 2012

A motorcycle paramedic on his way to an emergency was involved in a collision with another vehicle, and had to be treated by colleagues at the scene before being rushed to hospital himself.

The incident happened in Kingsland High Street, Dalston, at about 10am on Monday.

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We sent an ambulance crew and an officer to the scene.

“Our member of staff was treated for chest and shoulder injuries and he was taken as a priority to the Royal London Hospital.

“We sent another ambulance crew to the original patient, a 71-year-old man, who was taken unwell. He was treated and taken as a priority to Homerton Hospital.”


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