Pensioner, 93, who broke his hip during church concert on floor for 12 HOURS waiting for ambulance

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A pensioner who broke his hep astatine religion had to beryllium tended by the vicar - due to the fact that his ambulance did not amusement up for 12 hours.

The 93-year-old had suffered the wounded aft falling during the interval of an evening performance earlier the vicar - a retired surgeon - tended to him aft the antheral had insisted the performance proceed contempt his accident.

The antheral told reporters that helium was successful 'exquisite' symptom lying crumpled connected the level erstwhile helium fell.

The religion organist was a elder A&E doc and the vicar, Rev Lore Chumbley, a retired surgeon, ensured helium was comfy and gave him painkillers arsenic the amusement went on.

After calling 999, 1 subordinate of the congregation stood extracurricular the religion acceptable to emblem down the ambulance.

The aged antheral was near 'waiting and waiting' arsenic paramedics did not crook up astatine Christ Church successful Bath, Somerset, until the pursuing morning, with his woman sitting adjacent to him connected the floor, holding his manus the full time.

The aged antheral was near 'waiting and waiting' arsenic paramedics did not crook up astatine Christ Church successful Bath, Somerset

The pensioner had been enjoying a rendition of Stainer's Crucifixion by choir Canzona erstwhile helium stood up to agelong his legs during the interval

Rev Lore Chumbley, a retired surgeon, ensured the pensioner was comfy and gave him painkillers arsenic the amusement went on

The pensioner had been enjoying a rendition of Stainer's Crucifixion by choir Canzona erstwhile helium stood up to agelong his legs during the interval.

Keith Malone, a erstwhile ITV writer from Bristol, attended the performance and saw the antheral stumble, astir hitting his caput connected a pew arsenic helium fell.

The 65 twelvemonth aged said: 'I had a front-row spot and I was conscionable chatting to my woman during the interval erstwhile abruptly this antheral fell against maine and collapsed to the floor.

'It was fortunate I was determination due to the fact that different helium would person deed his caput connected the wo...

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