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Boy hit by car in Spalding was taken by air ambulance to Queen’s Medical Centre




A teenage boy hit by a car in Spalding yesterday (Wednesday) was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

A spokesman for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 3.34pm yesterday (October 16) to Halmergate, Spalding to assist with a medical emergency.

"We sent a paramedic in an ambulance car, a crewed ambulance and the air ambulance. We transported one patient to Queen’s Medical Centre."

The air ambulance was called to Spalding on Wednesday. (19557910)
The air ambulance was called to Spalding on Wednesday. (19557910)

A spokesperson at the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance said: “On Wednesday, October 16, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance was dispatched to a road traffic collision in the centre of Spalding shortly after 3.30pm.

"Our Air Ambulance and crew arrived on scene in just 15 minutes, a journey that by road could have taken up to an hour. Our highly-trained clinical crew treated a patient before airlifting them to the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham in just 15 minutes, a journey that by land could have taken up to an hour and a half.

“This was one of three potentially life-saving missions our crew undertook on this day. The life-saving work of the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance is only possible thanks to the generosity of local people who continue to support our charity.”

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