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UK paramedics shocked by rude note left on ambulance responding to emergency

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BIRMINGHAM, England -

Paramedics in Birmingham, England say they were shocked by a note left on an ambulance windshield telling them not to block a driveway.

The note read, "You may be saving lives, but don't park your van in a stupid place and block my drive."

The West Midlands Ambulance Service said paramedics found the note Friday after responding to a man in critical condition. The patient was reportedly vomiting blood in the ambulance on the way to a nearby hospital.

"Sometimes we just don't know what to say," the service told BBC News. "Our staff will always try and park considerately, but sometimes there just isn't time."

The service said the ambulance was on scene for no longer than 30 minutes.

The note was shared in a post on the ambulance service's Facebook page and has been shared hundreds of times since it was posted Saturday.

"Thanks for the comments you've been sending through about this case. We still can't believe it and it appears you can't either," the post reads.

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