Tammy Minshall Bio
Tammy Minshall was airlifted to hospital and later died after the crash in Needwood, near Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, on Wednesday. Ms. Minshall, from Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, who was a first-year student at Staffordshire University, was traveling in the back of the ambulance.
Thoughts go out to the friends, family and colleagues of Tammy. Stand down on your short career. RIP ???https://t.co/rpaF4LU3ZM
— Stu McHale (@stu_mchale) July 4, 2019
West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said it was “tragic that someone died doing the job they loved”.
Two other crew members and the driver of a BMW were treated for injuries.
Tammy Minshall Age
She was 31 years old.
We are now in a position to name the woman who sadly died following a road traffic collision in Needwood yesterday.
Thirty-one-year-old Tammy Minshall, a university student paramedic from Stretton, sadly passed away as a result of her injuries.
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— Staffordshire Police (@StaffsPolice) July 4, 2019
Tammy Minshall Death in Ambulance Crash
She was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where she died of her injuries.
The other crew, who were in the front of the vehicle were assessed at the scene and taken to hospital for a check-up, but later discharged.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of Tammy Minshall, a Student Paramedic who died yesterday following a RTC when responding to a call. Tammy was just starting out on her career of choice with @OFFICIALWMAS when her life was tragically cut short. pic.twitter.com/HfJyqITbIS
— NIAS (@NIAS999) July 4, 2019
A woman driving the car was also taken to hospital with a leg injury.
There was no patient in the ambulance at the time of the crash. No arrests were made, but police appealed for witnesses including those with dashcam footage of the crash.
Emergency services were scrambled to the scene at 5.45pm where they found the ambulance completely smashed in on its side and rear.
An investigation is underway, and Staffordshire Police have asked for witnesses to come forward, especially anyone with dashcam footage of the incident.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- She was 31 years old
- She was airlifted to hospital after the crash but died of her injuries
- Two of her colleagues were also injured along with the driver of BMW 3 Series
- Horrific images from the scene show the ambulance smashed in on two sides