Patient and paramedics injured after ambulance crashes on way to hospital

Five people were hurt following the collision, which caused the ambulance to flip onto its side.

An ambulance patient and two paramedics were rushed to hospital on Wednesday night after a crash in Glasgow.

Shortly after 7pm on July 26, an ambulance which was on its way to hospital carrying a patient was involved in a collision with a car on London Road.

Images from the scene show a car badly smashed at the front and an ambulance which had flipped onto its side.

Two women aged 54 and 55 and a 54-year-old man were rushed to hospital following the incident.

Two others were also injured in the incident.

George Allison

The road was closed for around two hours until 9.10pm on Wednesday night.

Police said that enquiries into the full circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “One of our ambulances which was en-route to hospital was involved in a road traffic collision on London Road, Glasgow at 7.13pm on Wednesday evening. 

“The patient on board was conveyed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary by another ambulance and our two crew members were conveyed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for a check-up. 

“Two other patients were conveyed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a crash involving an ambulance and a car on London Road in Glasgow around 7.10pm on Wednesday, July 26.

“Emergency services attended and three people, a 54-year-old woman, a 54-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman were taken to hospital.

“The road was closed and re-opened around 9.10pm. Enquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.”

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