First aiders help in stabbing drama

Still motion shot of St John Ambulance

Volunteers from St John Ambulance in Kent were first on the scene of a double stabbing in the Medway Towns on Saturday 19 December.

On arrival at the scene, the St John Ambulance team found two men with life threatening stab wounds outside a private residence in the Medway Towns.

Following arrival of the South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Police, the victims were stabilised and transported to Medway Hospital, with St John Ambulance transporting the patient with a stab wound to his thigh, and SECamb moving the victim with serious chest wounds.

Both victims had suffered life threatening injuries

Steve Walker
Assistant County Commissioner Operations, Kent

Steve Walker, Assistant County Commissioner Operations, Kent, says, ‘Fortunately the icy conditions did not impede our arrival to the scene or our journey to hospital, as both victims had suffered life threatening injuries. The victims are currently being treated in the Intensive Care Unit of Medway Hospital and we understand from the police that three people have been arrested in relation to the incident.’