Road briefly blocked as woman taken ill in Blackbird Leys

Road briefly blocked as woman taken ill in Blackbird Leys

Road briefly blocked as woman taken ill in Blackbird Leys

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A road was briefly blocked in Blackbird Leys after a woman was taken ill.

An ambulance and a rapid response team attended the scene in Balfour Road at about 1.45pm but blocked the road as a consequence.

Stagecoach bus service 1 was unable to serve stops along the road while the road was blocked.

The woman was rushed to the John Radcliffe hospital and the road was cleared by about 2pm.

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2:19pm Tue 12 Aug 14

carli says...

is this really worth reporting.
is this really worth reporting. carli
  • Score: 5

2:46pm Tue 12 Aug 14

BicesterBod says...

...Elsewhere in Oxford a road was blocked briefly as a refuse collection lorry made it's way slowly down a side street and caused traffic to wait until the bin men had finished their work and the lorry could move on. Passers by said that the delay lasted for no more than a couple of minutes, although some drivers thought it was longer. Oxford Brooke's Town Planning experts have refused to comment.
...Elsewhere in Oxford a road was blocked briefly as a refuse collection lorry made it's way slowly down a side street and caused traffic to wait until the bin men had finished their work and the lorry could move on. Passers by said that the delay lasted for no more than a couple of minutes, although some drivers thought it was longer. Oxford Brooke's Town Planning experts have refused to comment. BicesterBod
  • Score: 6

2:53pm Tue 12 Aug 14

norton manor says...

well said 'bicesterbod' by the way the photo looks as if the ambulance is outside the tesco store on the cowley rd near union street
well said 'bicesterbod' by the way the photo looks as if the ambulance is outside the tesco store on the cowley rd near union street norton manor
  • Score: -2

2:57pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

BicesterBod wrote:
...Elsewhere in Oxford a road was blocked briefly as a refuse collection lorry made it's way slowly down a side street and caused traffic to wait until the bin men had finished their work and the lorry could move on. Passers by said that the delay lasted for no more than a couple of minutes, although some drivers thought it was longer. Oxford Brooke's Town Planning experts have refused to comment.
I was stuck in this and I can assure you it was much longer than two minutes, closer to three.
[quote][p][bold]BicesterBod[/bold] wrote: ...Elsewhere in Oxford a road was blocked briefly as a refuse collection lorry made it's way slowly down a side street and caused traffic to wait until the bin men had finished their work and the lorry could move on. Passers by said that the delay lasted for no more than a couple of minutes, although some drivers thought it was longer. Oxford Brooke's Town Planning experts have refused to comment.[/p][/quote]I was stuck in this and I can assure you it was much longer than two minutes, closer to three. Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
  • Score: 4

4:36pm Tue 12 Aug 14

HomerSimpsonDoh says...

Why is there a picture of an ambulance on the Cowley Road???
Why is there a picture of an ambulance on the Cowley Road??? HomerSimpsonDoh
  • Score: -1

4:37pm Tue 12 Aug 14

HomerSimpsonDoh says...

carli wrote:
is this really worth reporting.
Considering it is a main bus route for both companies...yes
[quote][p][bold]carli[/bold] wrote: is this really worth reporting.[/p][/quote]Considering it is a main bus route for both companies...yes HomerSimpsonDoh
  • Score: -7

6:09pm Tue 12 Aug 14

carli says...

HomerSimpsonDoh wrote:
carli wrote:
is this really worth reporting.
Considering it is a main bus route for both companies...yes
but the traffic was hardly delayed, why was it reported in the paper when it was probably on a travel report on the radio, so it is totally irrelevant once the paper was printed. True OM reporting.
[quote][p][bold]HomerSimpsonDoh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]carli[/bold] wrote: is this really worth reporting.[/p][/quote]Considering it is a main bus route for both companies...yes[/p][/quote]but the traffic was hardly delayed, why was it reported in the paper when it was probably on a travel report on the radio, so it is totally irrelevant once the paper was printed. True OM reporting. carli
  • Score: 2

6:35pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Anonnn says...

Ridiculous article! More Ambulance bashing by OM
Ridiculous article! More Ambulance bashing by OM Anonnn
  • Score: 5

9:44pm Tue 12 Aug 14

dant40 says...

Strong coffee please
Strong coffee please dant40
  • Score: -4

9:01am Wed 13 Aug 14

livid99 says...

norton manor wrote:
well said 'bicesterbod' by the way the photo looks as if the ambulance is outside the tesco store on the cowley rd near union street
That photo was taken when it was on its way to block the road in Blackbird Leys
[quote][p][bold]norton manor[/bold] wrote: well said 'bicesterbod' by the way the photo looks as if the ambulance is outside the tesco store on the cowley rd near union street[/p][/quote]That photo was taken when it was on its way to block the road in Blackbird Leys livid99
  • Score: -2

11:24am Wed 13 Aug 14

Niko Bellic says...

DRIVER'S FURY AS SAVING A WOMAN'S LIFE CAUSES MINOR DELAY - FLEET STREET REACTS!
DRIVER'S FURY AS SAVING A WOMAN'S LIFE CAUSES MINOR DELAY - FLEET STREET REACTS! Niko Bellic
  • Score: 5

5:01pm Wed 13 Aug 14

The New Private Eye says...

Niko Bellic wrote:
DRIVER'S FURY AS SAVING A WOMAN'S LIFE CAUSES MINOR DELAY - FLEET STREET REACTS!
yes
[quote][p][bold]Niko Bellic[/bold] wrote: DRIVER'S FURY AS SAVING A WOMAN'S LIFE CAUSES MINOR DELAY - FLEET STREET REACTS![/p][/quote]yes The New Private Eye
  • Score: -3

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