Am­bu­lance driver is fighting for life

Western Daily Press (Saturday) - - News -

AN am­bu­lance driver is in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion in hos­pi­tal af­ter a crash on Thurs­day evening.

It hap­pened on Wick­war Road in Yate when the am­bu­lance was re­spond­ing to an emer­gency call.

The am­bu­lance was in a col­li­sion with a sil­ver Skoda Fabia just be­fore 8pm.

Both ve­hi­cles ended up in a ditch. Po­lice and fire ser­vices at­tended. The am­bu­lance driver was taken to hos­pi­tal with crit­i­cal in­juries while his col­league and the other driver sus­tained in­juries which are not be­lieved to be life-threat­en­ing.

The road was closed at its junc­tions with Frith Lane and Am­ber­ley Way un­til about 2.30am.

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