Off-duty nurse goes to aid of injured man

AN off-duty nurse went to the aid of a pedestrian after he was hurt this morning (Monday) in a road traffic collision with a car. The East of England Ambulance Service was alerted to the incident outside the cemetery in Weston Road, Stevenage at 7.39am.

AN off-duty nurse went to the aid of a pedestrian after he was hurt this morning (Monday) in a road traffic collision with a car.

The East of England Ambulance Service was alerted to the incident outside the cemetery in Weston Road, Stevenage at 7.39am.

A paramedic ambulance was sent to the scene from Letchworth GC. Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: "Prior to our arrival at the scene, a man was being cared for by an off-duty nurse. Following treatment and stabilisation on the roadside by paramedics for back and leg injuries he received, he was conveyed to the Lister Hospital in Stevenage."

Paramedic Derrick Sims who attended the collision said: "I would personally like to thank the off-duty nurse for her help and assistance at the scene, it was very much appreciated."


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The injured man is 36 years old and comes from Stevenage. The woman driving the car was checked over by the nurse and paramedics but was uninjured.

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