7.30pm Thursday November 17 on Ten
A large number of ambulance call outs are to motor vehicle accidents. So for a trainee paramedic, learning how to extract an injured passenger out of a wreck is critical. In Richmond, former IT programmer Evan heads towards his first car crash at a notorious rural black spot. 65 km’s down the road in Sydney’s Kings Cross jungle, the results of a drunken brawl put Rebecca, a mother of three, to the test. It’s the first time she’s been to the red light district and already she
has blood on her hands – literally. However, for rookie John his day is an eye opener for different reasons. The frailty and loneliness of old age hits home as he sees a side of life he’s never experienced before.
At Paramedic College Danielle and Reynir are feeling the pressure of their new career. They’re learning how to get injured drivers out of car wrecks. Get it wrong and their patient could end up a paraplegic.