Revealed: Ambulance that lost rear wheels was carrying patient on life support

ni ambulanceThe Minister for Health will be asked in the Dail to review the country's ambulance fleet after the rear wheels of an ambulance transporting a patient on life support from Donegal to Galway fell off.

The incident occurred at the end of August, when the driver of the ambulance brought the vehicle to a stop after experiencing a shudder and hearing a noise.

The ambulance, which had 412 thousand kilometers on the clock, was carrying up to four staff and a patient on a life support machine.

Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn now wants the Minister for Health to launch a review into the safety of the ambulance fleet and wants information on how often the vehicles are serviced and replaced: