Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

CREW TO RESCUE AFTER AMBULANCE COLLISION ; Paramedics Treat Passengers as Crash En Route to an Incident Leaves Micra Overturned

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

CREW TO RESCUE AFTER AMBULANCE COLLISION ; Paramedics Treat Passengers as Crash En Route to an Incident Leaves Micra Overturned

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PARAMEDICS from an ambulance involved in a crash with a car ended up treating its passengers after the vehicle turned upside down.

The driver and passenger of a black Nissan Micra suffered cuts and bruises after the collision at 1pm yesterday. They were taken to Tameside General Hospital.

Both of the women were conscious and breathing at the roadside and their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening, a police spokesman said.

The ambulance was on its way to an incident when the crash took place on Park Parade, at the junction with Cavendish Street, close to Ashton town centre.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision.

Many passers-by gathered at the roadside, witnessing the aftermath. Dramatic photographs of the wreckage show the car flipped completely upside down and balancing on its roof.

The ambulance was also seen with significant damage to the front driver's side.

The bumper was seen hanging off the vehicle, and the number plate had also become detached at one side. …

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