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Hillsborough events

A total of 42 ambulances arrived at the stadium

Saturday Apr 15, 1989
Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

A total of 42 ambulances arrived at the stadium. Out of this number, two managed of their own accord to make their way onto the pitch — while a third ambulance made its way onto the pitch at the direction of DCAO Hopkins, who felt its visibility might allay crowd concerns. The remaining 39 ambulances were collectively able to transport approximately 149 people to either Northern General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, or Barnsley Hospital for treatment.