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There were 3 casualties in the RTC which involved 2 vehicles. Photographs courtesy of HWFRS Kingsland Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Kingsland fire station and Leintwardine Fire Station had to cut out casualties from one of the vehicles and Midlands Air Ambulance Charity arrived swiftly to give advanced medical treatment at the scene. West Mercia Police and Officialwmas were also in attendance. Photographs courtesy of HWFRS Kingsland A spokesperson from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said; "This afternoon we attended a nasty RTC involving a car and a small sports car. We were joined by colleagues from Leintwardine fire station, police and ambulance, but most importantly the Air Ambulance, this arrived swiftly and as always gave the best advanced medical care to a casualty. We are so fortunate to have this service and save countless lives every year" #HerefordVoice | #HerefordNews | #HerefordshireNews
The Midlands Air Ambulance arrived at the scene in Whitecross just after 09:00 and joined other emergency responders and ambulance crews. A spokesperson from the West Midlands Ambulance Service told Hereford Voice; 'West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to reports of a medical emergency on Marlowe Drive at 09:06 and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from our Strensham base to the scene" "Upon arrival we discovered one male patient who was in a critical condition and already receiving medical attention from bystanders. Ambulance staff administered advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, it became apparent nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene"
Crews from Ewyas Harold Fire Station assisted Western Power engineers to make safe a HGV in collision with overhead power cables at Pontrilas. One male casualty taken to hospital by air ambulance. #HerefordVoice #Herefordshire