Peterborough, speedway rider injured – Magpas Helimedix fly to him
At 5.31pm yesterday (2nd) Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Raluca Ionescu and Paramedic Dan Phillips) arrived in Peterborough via the Magpas Air Ambulance – following a serious collision at a speedway meeting.
The Helimedix assessed a man (in his 20’s) who had suffered a head injury. The Magpas team anaesthetised the patient (providing specialist A&E care at the scene), before flying him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. On arrival at the hospital the patient was in a serious but stable condition.
The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene/ the Helimedix and the patient to hospital was: Chief Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.
An EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crew were also present.