Real Life Stories

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If you've been rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance and would like to share your story, please get in touch with us by emailing 
patient@wiltshireairambulance.co.uk or call 01380 739453. We'd love to hear from you!

 

Sue's story from Codford

Sue Williams, of Codford, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance after she suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision on the A303 at Chicklade. Sue takes up the story.   “Prior to the accident I was an active 43-year-old. I worked full-time and spent my time off tending our various pets, walking our dogs in the countryside and riding a friend's horse.   On the 5 April 2012 at approximately 7.25pm, I was a passenger in a single car road traffic accident. The car I was in came off the road and rolled several times before landing on its wheels, by which time th...

Harry's story from Winterbourne Gunner

“My son Harry was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in August 2012 at the age of eight which resulted in him needing his left knee and half his femur...

Peter's story from Semington

Peter Vooght, of Semington, suffered a life-threatening episode of sleep apnoea in March 2016. His airway had become obstructed and he was unconscious...

Pete's story from Hampshire

In March 2015 Pete Burch suffered serious injuries after a road traffic collision while out riding his motorcycle with his father and friends on the A...

 
 

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