Paramedic crashes into bus shelter while responding to 999 call
The driver of the paramedic response vehicle and a pedestrian at the Renfrewshire bus shelter suffered minor injuries in the smash.
A paramedic has been injured after crashing a response vehicle into a bus shelter while answering a 999 call.
The driver of the paramedic response vehicle and a pedestrian at the Renfrewshire bus shelter suffered minor injuries in the incident.
Ambulance and police attended the scene of the crash in Paisley’s Causeyside Street at around 10.20am on Monday.
The Scottish Ambulance Service confirmed the paramedic was responding to a 999 call at the time of the smash.
It is believe the paramedic driving the Honda CRV had collided with a Renault car before crashing into the bus shelter outside the Cancer Research UK shop.
Both the paramedic and the pedestrian are being treated at the Royal Alexandria Hospital in the town.
The vehicle will be recovered from the scene after it destroyed the bus shelter, while the road was closed as police dealt with the incident.
Strathclyde Police confirmed enquiries are ongoing into the cause of the crash.
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