Wheel fell off ambulance while transporting casualty in Heaton
11:02am Friday 27th September 2013 in News
AN AMBULANCE wheel fell off while carrying a casualty across Bolton.
The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) vehicle was travelling along Victoria Road in Heaton on Friday night when the wheel “malfunctioned”.
A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust would not confirm whether any casualties or family members were injured in the incident.
The ambulance is believed to have picked up a patient from Markland Hill An North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said a full investigation will be carried out.
The spokesperson said: “One of our ambulance’s rear near side twin wheels malfunctioned and came away from the vehicle.”
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