Ambulance Crash Kills UK Patient

Ambulance Crash Kills UK Patient

News Dec 11, 2012

A 75-YEAR-OLD patient has died after the ambulance she was travelling in crashed off a suspected icy road and ended up in a ditch.

The woman died at the scene after the ambulance left the A16 at Sibsey, near Boston, Lincolnshire, at 2.58am yesterday, less than three miles from the hospital.

Two male ambulance service staff, aged 52 and 62, were treated for minor injuries.

It is believed the road may have been icy as temperatures dropped overnight.

East Midlands Ambulance Service chief executive Phil Milligan said: "We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the patient who died following this tragic incident."

No details have been released about the patient or why she was being taken to hospital.

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