English paramedic receives abusive letter while trying to save girl's life in the back of ambulance

An English paramedic has received an abusive note while fighting to save a girl's life.

North East Ambulance Service worker Chris Nixon attended a call on Friday where a young girl had suffered a severe trauma, reports Metro.

As he battled to save the girl's life, one resident from the area was less than pleased to see an ambulance in their neighbourhood, and left Nixon a note that said so.

"I have toke pictures off you leaving ambulance in middle off road, when there is no need for. See pic. You behavior is appealing and you should be kept responsible for you actions as 'professional driver' [sic]" wrote the angry resident.

English paramedic receives abusive letter while trying to save girl's life in the back of ambulance
Photo credit: Facebook/ Chris Nixon

The scrawled note was signed "Resident who can't get to his house."

Nixon posted a photo of the note to social media with the caption "Working hard to save a young girl's life in the back of the ambulance, received this from a fan who left it on our windscreen."

He said he wanted to share the nasty note to shed some light on the difficult aspects of his job.

According to Nixon, the job was a rough one. "It was a bad trauma job as well. HART (Hazardous Area Response Team) was in the back with me."

HART is an ambulance service comprised of specially trained paramedics who deal with patients in dangerous circumstances such as confined spaces, collapsed buildings, flooding, firearm incidents, explosions or hazardous materials.

Last year, North West Ambulance Service shared a photo of a similar incident where another paramedic received a note labeling them "a**holes" for blocking a driveway as they fought to save a life in their ambulance.

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