A-negative blood needed for Canadian crash victim

PHUKET: Vachira Phuket Hospital requires donations of A-negative blood to save the life of a 35-year-old Canadian motorcyclist who was seriously injured in a collision with a 10-wheel truck in Phuket yesterday.

“Connelly Bavid Lee was admitted to Vachira Phuket Hospital early yesterday morning with serious injuries to his chest, back, and legs. We have given him four units of blood already,” said Ampai Saengwichitr, a medical technician at Vachira Phuket Hospital.

“However, we need more A-negative blood to perform further surgery. Anyone wishing to donate blood can do so at Vachira Phuket Hospital,” she said.

Donations can be made at Vachira Phuket Hospital Monday-Friday, 8:30am-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am-3pm.

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The Phuket Regional Blood Center (PRBC) also accepts donations on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm; Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30am-8pm; and Saturday and Sunday, 9am-3pm.

— Kongleaphy Keam

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