An ambulance technician has died after an object struck his car’s windscreen as he used to be responding to a 999 call in Herefordshire.
The incident took narrate at 8am on Saturday on the junction of Moreton Boulevard and the A49, shut to the village of Moreton on Lugg, north of Hereford.
The technician, who used to be the entrance passenger of the auto, died on the scene, West Midlands ambulance carrier acknowledged. His crewmate, who used to be driving the ambulance, used to be also injured.
West Mercia police acknowledged the ambulance used to be travelling in direction of Leominster on the time of the incident.
A West Midlands ambulance carrier spokesperson acknowledged: “Sadly, no matter all people’s simplest efforts, nothing will be performed to determine our colleague, who used to be the entrance passenger, and he used to be confirmed ineffective on the scene.
“His crewmate, the driving force, used to be also injured in the incident. He has got therapy at medical institution and has therefore been discharged.”
The Midlands air ambulance, two emergency ambulance crews and paramedic officers attended the scene.
West Midlands ambulance carrier chief government Anthony Marsh acknowledged: “Here’s in fact terrible news, and my thoughts and prayers exit to the family, friends and colleagues of those involved at this very refined time.
“I’m greatly ok with the full workers and the university college students as share of their clinical placement that labored so laborious and professionally to ascertain out to determine our colleague. I’m sorry that no matter their simplest efforts, he would possibly maybe maybe no longer be saved.”
West Mercia police are asking someone who would possibly maybe maybe furthermore enjoy seen the incident or enjoy dashcam photographs to contact them on 101 quoting incident 00101i of 24 April.