This is why two air ambulances landed at Southlands High School

Two air ambulances landed at Southlands High School in Chorley on Wednesday (March 2) in response to a 999 call.

By Matthew Calderbank
Friday, 4th March 2022, 9:19 am

The helicopters touched down on the playing fields at around 3.30pm, but the incident was not related to the school or its pupils.

The onboard paramedics were responding to a medical emergency at a home in nearby Draperfield, where a woman suffered a stroke and a nasty fall.

Her family told the Post she had collapsed at the top of a flight of stairs, which caused her to fall down the stairs backwards.

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The helicopters touched down on the playing fields at around 3.30pm and onboard paramedics rushed to a home in nearby Draperfield. Pic credit: Laura Johnson

She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where she was placed in an induced coma, said her sister.

Our thoughts are with her friends and family and we wish her a full recovery.

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Two air ambulances landed at Southlands High School in Chorley on Wednesday, March 2, with paramedics attending to an emergency at a home nearby