First aider nominated for award

PUBLISHED: 12:01 08 June 2006 | UPDATED: 10:17 06 May 2010

QUICK-thinking Biggleswade St John Ambulance member Andrew Boness went into action when he came across a road accident. And now he has been nominated for a Vodafone Life Savers Award. The 29-year-old was returning home when he spotted a car which had been

QUICK-thinking Biggleswade St John Ambulance member Andrew Boness went into action when he came across a road accident. And now he has been nominated for a Vodafone Life Savers Award.

The 29-year-old was returning home when he spotted a car which had been hit by a lorry trailer.

A child on the back seat seemed uninjured but the mother driving was trapped by the dashboard which had been crushed down onto her legs.

Andrew checked her over, put on a neck collar and a pad to stem bleeding and comforted the woman until the emergency services arrived.


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