Magpas Air Ambulance was called to two separate incidents in Bedford on Saturday afternoon (25th) and in the early hours of this morning (26th) to give advanced care to two men with head injuries.
At 4.22pm on Saturday afternoon (25th) Magpas Doctors Steve Corry-Bass and Simon Lewis, and Paramedic Chris Hawkins, landed in Bedford via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called by the EEAST Ambulance Service to treat a man (in his 20s) who had sustained a head injury. They placed the man into an induced coma at the scene (providing him with A&E level care) before airlifting him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He was in a stable condition upon arrival at hospital.
The Magpas enhanced medical team was again called to Bedford at 4.57am on Sunday morning (26th). Magpas Doctor Rupert Hurry and Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived by rapid response vehicle to treat a man (in his 60s) who had sustained a head injury following a fall. They placed the man into an induced coma before accompanying him by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he was in a critical condition upon arrival.
EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews were in attendance at both incidents.
We have no further information.