October 1, 2016

5 injured as GPH ambulance slams into minibus

Five staffers of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) are now being medically attended at their workplace after the ambulance they were in while on duty slammed into a minibus Friday afternoon.

INews understands that two attendants, two nurses and the driver of the ambulance (PSS 654) were injured while they were transporting a patient from GPH to the St Joseph Mercy Hospital for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan.

A source told the online publication that the patient escaped major injuries and “is safe”.

The accident is said to have occurred at Camp and Lamaha Streets, Georgetown.

Meanwhile, passengers of the minibus are reported to have sustained injuries as well, with one woman suffering a broken arm.

Others sustained injuries about their bodies, mainly to their heads and faces.

Investigations are on-going into the matter.

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