Ambulance shortages exposed after child's horror night

By Holly Hales
Updated June 19 2024 - 10:50am, first published 10:48am
Victoria's Ambulance Service is stretched to the limit as it deals with a spike in seasonal illness. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)
Victoria's Ambulance Service is stretched to the limit as it deals with a spike in seasonal illness. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)

Crippling shortages facing Victoria's paramedics have been laid bare after the parents of a child who wasn't breathing were forced to drive her to hospital because the nearest ambulance was 50 kilometres away.

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