Dislocated elbow sparks high drama

THE air ambulance landed on the playing field at Bedwell Primary School in Stevenage this afternoon (Thursday) after a pupil dislocated her elbow doing a handstand. Each emergency flight costs in excess of �2,000. Paramedics called the helicopter from its

THE air ambulance landed on the playing field at Bedwell Primary School in Stevenage this afternoon (Thursday) after a pupil dislocated her elbow doing a handstand.

Each emergency flight costs in excess of �2,000.

Paramedics called the helicopter from its base in North Weald, Essex, so a doctor on board could administer painkillers to the injured girl before she was driven to Lister Hospital in an ambulance.


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