Ambulance involved in crash

By Tim Clarke Monday 05 November 2012 Updated: 06/11 09:41

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Buy photos » The ambulance involved in the crash is towed away. Picture by Andrew Brown.

THIS picture shows the patient transport ambulance which was involved in a crash with a box van near Worcester.

The collision happened at the junction of the A449 and Temeside Way in Powick on Friday (November 2) morning.

The West Midlands Ambulance Service non-emergency vehicle was transporting a woman patient from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham to Brecon Hospital when the crash happened at about 10.45am.

She was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital for check-ups while the driver and another staff member travelling on the ambulance were taken to Worcester ambulance station for assesment by a GP.

Patient transport service journeys are not emergencies and are carried out under normal road conditions. The vehicles do not have blue lights or sirens.

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