Ambulance responding to 999 call crashes in Desborough

An ambulance and a car have crashed in Desborough

By Phoebe Radford
Monday, 17th February 2020, 2:56 pm
Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 4:10 pm

An ambulance responding to a 999 call was involved in a collision with a car in Gold Street, Desborough, earlier this morning.

A spokesman for East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) said: "One of our ambulances responding to a 999 call was involved in a road traffic collision on February 17 at 9.51am on Gold Street in Desborough.

"We sent two road ambulances, a paramedic in a fast response car, a doctor in a car and two air ambulances."

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A crash in Desborough appears to have involved an ambulance

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said the collision was between a white Peugeot 208 and a van and three people were 'walking wounded'.

A witness at the scene said there was a damaged ambulance at the scene.

The witness said the scene was currently being attended by three marked police cars and one unmarked police car, two fire engines, a responding ambulance and the air ambulance.

One of the air ambulances landed at Loatlands Primary School.

A witness said the ambulance was damaged

A spokesman for EMAS said: "Two patients have been taken to Kettering General Hospital via road ambulance.

"The incident will be investigated by the police and it is therefore inappropriate to make any further comment at this time."

There was a large emergency response at the scene
A police spokesman said there were no serious or life threatening injuries