Air ambulance lands in Linslade field to rush crew to male casualty

Police, the coastguard and ambulance service, were called to the tragic incident yesterday evening (May 30)
Police, the coastguard and ambulance service, were called to the tragic incident yesterday evening (May 30)

An air ambulance was spotted landing in a Linslade field near Greenleas Lower School, as it rushed its crew to a male casualty.

The incident happened on Saturday, May 18, and the patient was taken to a specialist hospital.

One eyewitness said: "An air ambulance landed in the park next to Greenleas Lower School. I would like to find out the person's welfare.

"It was horrible. It would be a real comfort to know his condition; it was horrible to witness."

A spokesman for Essex and Herts Air Ambulance, said: “On May 18 an Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was tasked to assist EEAST and Bedfordshire Constabulary with a male patient medical emergency.

"Teams worked together on scene to optimise patient outcome. The patient was transferred to a specialist hospital for ongoing treatment.”

The LBO has contacted the East of England Ambulance Service Trust to ask for an update about the patient.

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