A heartbroken family of a patient who fell unconscious while waiting for an ambulance to transport her to hospital has said the ambulance that took her to a hospital failed to provide CPR.
Key points:A family of patients fell unconscious and had to be revived by paramedics after being in a car accident in MayThis is the second time this year that a driver in Queensland has been charged over the fatal crash that left a woman dead and her son critically injured in a fatal crashEmergency services are being urged to use extra caution following the deaths of two women in separate accidents in BrisbaneTwo deaths have been linked to the collision, with one woman in critical condition.
The death of the 24-year-old woman is the latest fatal accident in Queensland this year, following the death of a woman in her 30s in the Brisbane CBD last week.
In a statement released on Saturday, a woman’s family said they were “extremely disappointed” that paramedics did not immediately revive the woman.
The family also said the family was “extremely frustrated” that the ambulance did not provide CPR to the woman, but did provide a “good heart rate monitor” and offered to call an ambulance.
“We’re absolutely devastated and heartbroken that this happened,” the statement said.
“The paramedics at the scene did everything in their power to save the life of the woman that was in the car, but they couldn’t do it.”
They were not there to provide a good heart rate, they weren’t there to resuscitate the woman and it’s absolutely heart breaking that it happened.
“A woman died in a serious car crash in Queensland in MayA man who was in a crash with a woman while waiting to be taken to hospital was arrested in connection with her death, police said on Saturday.
The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) said the man, whose name has not been released, had been taken into custody on Saturday afternoon.
The woman died at the crash scene in the city’s north.
Emergency services were called to the crash on Friday night after a woman fell unconscious.
A QAS spokeswoman said the woman had been transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for treatment and a medical examination, and was in critical but stable condition.”
The QAS is in the process of liaising with the Queensland Police Department.””
We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The QAS is in the process of liaising with the Queensland Police Department.”