Female paramedic, 31, dies after horror crash between ambulance and BMW

A student paramedic has died after a crash between an ambulance and a car.

The 31-year-old woman was flown to hospital following the collision in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, however she has died from her injuries, Birmingham Mail reports.

A female BMW driver and two other ambulance crew members were also taken to hospital after the crash, which happened at a junction in the town at around 5.45pm on Wednesday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust chief executive Anthony Marsh said: “This is an incident that will affect every member of our staff.

"Our staff deal with difficult incidents every day, but to lose one of your colleagues will always make it that much harder.

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"We are very lucky to have so many student paramedics who want to work with us and it is tragic that someone who showed so much promise has died doing the job that they loved.”

The injured student was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham, while her colleagues and the BMW driver were taken to Queens Hospital Burton.

The other ambulance crew members have been discharged from hospital, while the car driver is receiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent ambulances, senior paramedic officers, Midlands Air Ambulance crews, from Cosford and Staffordshire, to the scene.

Officers from the Staffordshire & West Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit remain at the scene and an investigation is underway.

If you witnessed the collision or have dash-cam footage that could assist with the investigation, contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident 619 of 3 July.

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