Emmerdale fans were left devastated tonight after it was revealed that Vanessa Woodfield could die from her stabbing injuries.
But some viewers were left distracted by the dodgy paramedics in the ambulance, who just sat there watching Vanessa rather than do anything to help.
One fan jokingly tweeted: "Remind me never to get into an ambulance in Emmerdale after being stabbed no oxygen, paramedic just sat watching. Put a claim in for negligence if she dies #emmerdale #vanessa @emmerdale."
Another commented: " The award for most useful paramedic in the soaps goes to the one in the ambulance with Vanessa tonight in Emmerdale. She is crashing due to suspected internal bleeding and low blood pressure and the paramedic didn’t even get out of her seat. #Emmerdale."
Vanessa was rushed to hospital tonight
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"I would be pleased to get that ambulance crew just sitting there while I’m passing out thanks love it’s only a paper cut don’t worry #emmerdale," a third wrote.
The vet was stabbed by Lachlan White’s dad Donny Cairn in a revenge attack against the Dingles.
However her family were left devastated when they were told she was in a critical condition after suffering internal bleeding.
Fans flocked to Twitter in horror.
One tweeted: "I JUST CRIED MY WHOLE BODY WEIGHT IN TEARS #vanity #Emmerdale #CharityDingle #EmmaAtkins #VanessaWoodfield #MichelleHardwick."
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While another commented: "im not okay. @ChelleHardwick omg you absolute f***ing ball of talent i am a wreck #emmerdale."
A third remarked: "Praying Vanessa pulls through Incredible acting from #EmmaAtkins & @ChelleHardwick tonight #emmerdale #vanity xx."
The vet had been driving with her son Johnny when she noticed a man in a hoodie pouring petrol over the bins in front of The Woolpack.
Vanessa confronted the man and shoved him to the ground, but ended up being stabbed.
The man set the bins alight as Vanessa crumpled to the ground.
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"Wrong place wrong time, that’s all," he said ominously before running to her car and stealing it.
"No," she cried out. "No please – my boy!"
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The man appeared not to realise that Vanessa’s son was in the back seat.
Will she be ok?
*Emmerdale continues at 8pm tonight on ITV
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