Motorcycle paramedic hurt in crash in Hackney

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A motorcycle paramedic who was on his way to an emergency call was injured in a crash with another vehicle and ended up in hospital after being treated by colleagues.

The incident happened on Kingsland High Street on August 13.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “One of our motorcycle responders on his way to an emergency call, was involved in a road traffic collision.”

An ambulance crew and an officer were sent to the scene. The paramedic was treated for chest and shoulder injuries and he was taken as a priority to the Royal London Hospital.

“We sent another ambulance crew to the original patient, a 71-year-old man, who had taken unwell. He was treated and taken as a priority to Homerton Hospital.”

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