Thetford, serious minibus v car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

A Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicleAt 7:29pm Saturday night (23rd) Magpas Doctor Antonia Hazlerigg and Critical Care Paramedic Steve Chambers arrived in Thetford via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle. They had been called to a critical incident, in which approx. 11 people had been injured in a collision between a car and a minibus.

The Magpas advanced medical team assessed and treated one patient at the scene, a woman in her 50’s, who had sustained multiple serious injuries. They gave the woman advanced pain relief (providing her with A&E level care) before accompanying her to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge via land ambulance. She was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

There was a large emergency services response, with EEAST Ambulance Service paramedic crews, East Anglian Air Ambulance, Norfolk Police and the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service at the scene.

Any witnesses to the collision, or drivers with dashcam footage are asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101, or email [email protected] quoting incident CAD reference 375 of the 23 November 2019.

We have no further information.

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