Man hospitalised after car crash near Oundle

Magpas helicopter
Magpas helicopter

A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital after being involved in a crash outside a village near Oundle.

The single-vehicle collision took place near Barnwell this morning (Wednesday, April 9).

A doctor and a paramedic from Magpas Helimedix – a charity which flies specialist teams to give emergency treatment to patients – arrived at the scene at about 8.10am.

Phil Morgan, the doctor, and paramedic Ash Richardson assessed the patient, who suffered a seizure and multiple medical problems.

East Midlands Ambulance Service, the East of England Ambulance Service and fire and rescue crews also attended the incident, helping remove the man from the car.

The man was taken to Peterborough City Hospital in a road ambulance. He is said to be in a comfortable and stable condition.

The Magpas team was also made up of pilot Richard Eastwood and crew member Simon Amos.