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Emergency services drivers are worried about being prosecuted for dangerous driving if they have an accident while responding to a 999 call.

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Debate over 999 accidents

There is a controversial debate over whether you should punish drivers of emergency vehicles when they're involved in accidents en route to 999 call outs.

Nicola Stacey was killed when her car collided with a fire engine responding to an emergency call in Sheffield. Despite evidence that the vehicle was exceeding speed guidelines, the driver has never been prosecuted.

Every year there are thousands of crashes involving emergency vehicles and now Nicola's case is being featured on ITV's Tonight programme this evening - which asks should we prosecute? Tina Gelder reports.

Calls for 999 drivers to be more aware

The sister of a woman killed when a fire engine responding to a 999 call in Sheffield crashed into her says emergency service drivers need to be more alert to dangers on the roads.

It is as 999 drivers say they are worried about facing prosecution for dangerous driving if they have an accident while going to an emergency.

Nicola Stacey died in June 2008. Her sister Jessica has been speaking of her concern.

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999 drivers dangerous driving debate

In June 2008 Nicola Stacey was killed in Sheffield when a fire engine responding to a 999 call went through a red light and crashed into Nicola's car. She died at the scene and her daughter Lauren was left in a medically induced coma due to her injuries.

Her partner Barry Stevens feels they have never had justice.

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