Tragedy as Prince William’s last air ambulance rescue dies
A CRITICALLY-INJURED woman flown to hospital by the Duke of Cambridge on his final shift as an air ambulance pilot has died.
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The casualty, aged in her 50s, had been reported missing when she was hit by a marked police van in a village near Norwich.
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Cops had responded to a 999 call “relating to concerns for the safety” of the woman, according to Norfolk Police.
Prince William’s air ambulance crew were called to the village at 11.13pm on Thursday and the critical care team treated her for serious head injuries.
The woman was then rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, but died after arriving.
Wills announced in January that he would be bringing his career with the East Anglian Air Ambulance to an end.
Since 2015 he clocked up more than two years’ worth of flying medical crews to emergencies.
Throughout his service William has been based at Cambridge Airport, as part of a team that provides emergency medical services across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
A statement issued by Kensington Palace earlier this year said The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wanted to increase their official duties on behalf of the Queen and their charity work.
The family recently went on the charm offensive when they visited Poland and Germany during a five-day tour earlier this month.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK
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