Dad dies after being hit by ambulance on its way to emergency call as family left heartbroken

A man has died after being hit by an ambulance while on his way to an emergency call.

Robert Bromell was hit by the vehicle on Corran Esplanade on the A85 in Oban, Argyll, at around 1.35am on Wednesday.

Robert Bromell died Thursday after being hit by an ambulance


Robert Bromell died Thursday after being hit by an ambulancePhoto credit: Police handout

The 39-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the collision.

But he died on Thursday, September 7th.

Robert’s family paid tribute to him, saying it was a “devastating loss and he will be missed by all.”

They said: “Robert Bromell, better known as Hogan to all his family and friends, with his cheeky smile and funny personality.”

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“You would never leave Hogan without a smile on your face and a little joke to tell.”

“It is a devastating loss and he will be missed by all who knew him.”

“He was a loving father to his two sons Kaiden and Kai and a great brother to Emma, ​​Phil, Dave and Theresa.

“As a family we are devastated and truly heartbroken at the moment.

“Life won’t be the same without him.”

Police are still investigating the exact circumstances of his death and are asking anyone with information to come forward.

They are particularly keen to speak to anyone who has dashcam footage or CCTV of the area to speak to officers.

Sergeant Archie McGuire said: “Our thoughts are with Robert’s family and friends at this very difficult time for them and they have asked for privacy.”

“Our inquiries continue to establish the full circumstances and anyone with helpful information, such as a dashcam or CCTV, is asked to contact us.”

A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time.”

“The circumstances surrounding this incident are being investigated by Police Scotland.”

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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