3 December 2014

Eight patients taken to hospital following three vehicle crash

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ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service have been on scene of a three vehicle crash on Hindmarsh Drive, Weston near the Tuggeranong Parkway on ramp for northbound traffic.

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue tools to assist in releasing one patient from a vehicle.

Three ambulance vehicles were called to the scene and transported a total of eight patients to the Canberra Hospital with patients aged from an infant to 76 years of age.

Update to follow.

(ESA Media Release)

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If an ambulance is, as defined in the Oxford, “a vehicle equipped for taking sick or injured people to and from hospital, especially in emergencies.” why use “…ambulance vehicles…” as in the 3rd para? Is there a legal reason?

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