Urgent Call for Blood Donations as Eleuthera Accident Victims Airlifted to New Providence

Press Release
For Immediate Release
(Monday June 24th, 2019)


Urgent Call for Blood Donations as Eleuthera Accident Victims Airlifted to New Providence

Five (5) persons seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Rock Sound, Eleuthera this morning were airlifted to medical facilities in New Providence and South Florida.

The Public Hospitals Authority’s Agencies namely the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) and National Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) activated their Mass Casualty Incident Protocol. NEMS assisted with ground transportation and deployed ambulances to the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) to receive the injured.

An URGENT call for blood donations has been issued. Donations may be made at the Princess Margaret Hospital Blood Bank and Doctors Hospital Blood Bank.

 

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