Couple praised for helping at accident scene

THE East of England Ambulance Service has praised two members of the public for their help and assistance after a road accident in Hitchin this afternoon (Friday). Ambulance crews were alerted to a report of a motorbike in collision with a car at the junc

THE East of England Ambulance Service has praised two members of the public for their help and assistance after a road accident in Hitchin this afternoon (Friday).

Ambulance crews were alerted to a report of a motorbike in collision with a car at the junction of Stotfold Road and Cambridge Road shortly after 2pm. Paramedics from Letchworth GC ambulance station attended the scene.

Duty ambulance operations manager Stuart Wilson said: "On my arrival, two members of the public who were driving past at the time of the crash, stopped and helped out two people who were involved in the collision.

"One of them stabilised the man on the road, and a woman was reassuring the man in the car. They were both extremely helpful and their assistance was very much appreciated."


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Mr Wilson added: "The two mystery members of the public even helped out the crews loading the patient on to the ambulance."

A man who was riding a motorbike at the time of the collision, was taken to the Lister Hospital with slight injuries. A man who was driving the car was checked over by paramedics and did not require hospital treatment.

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