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Northampton, serious motorcycle vs car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

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Northampton, serious 2x car collision – Magpas Air Ambulance called to scene

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Wollaston, motorcyclist seriously injured – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to him

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A428 Northampton, 3x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

A428 Northampton, 3x vehicle collision – Magpas Air Ambulance flies to scene

At 11:50am this morning (13th) Magpas Doctor Charlotte Haldane and Paramedic Chris Hawkins flew to the A428 in Northampton via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a man who had been trapped and injured in a 3x vehicle collision.

The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 70’s), who had suffered multiple serious injuries, before they worked alongside the emergency services to safely get the man out of the vehicle. The Magpas team provided the patient with A&E level care at the roadside. The man was then airlifted to University Hospital Coventry, he was in a serious condition upon arrival.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Alistair Auchincloss and Crewmember George Phillips.

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, an EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew, Northamptonshire Police and the Fire and Rescue service were also in attendance.

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Northampton, man injured in motorcycle vs car RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Northampton, man injured in motorcycle vs car RTC - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 11.45am on Sunday morning (6th), Magpas Doctor Ed Barnard and Paramedic Dan Read landed in Northampton via the Magpas Air Ambulance. They had been called to treat a motorcyclist involved in a collision with a car. 

The Magpas medical team assessed a man (in his 50’s) who had sustained leg and head injuries. They provided him with advanced pain relief.

The team then accompanied the patient by land ambulance to Coventry Hospital. He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

A second patient, the pillion passenger of the motorbike, was anaesthetised at the scene by Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance medical team. We have no further details.

The helicopter crew who flew the Magpas medical team were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember George Phillips.

An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Northampton, woman injured in hot air balloon incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

Northampton, woman injured in hot air balloon incident - Magpas Air Ambulance flies to the scene

At 8.02am on Sunday morning (22nd), Magpas Doctor Rupert Hurry and Paramedic Alex Pearce landed in Northampton, via the Magpas air ambulance, to treat a woman injured in a hot air balloon incident.

The Magpas medical team assessed the woman (in her 20s), who had sustained serious burns. The patient was given strong pain relief and sedated (providing her with A&E level care at the scene). She was then flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Andy Figg and Crewmember Rob Davies.

EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crews and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.

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Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

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Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:
  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
  • For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
  • For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
  • For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
  • For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
  • For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
  • AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
  • Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

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