A glimpse into the extraordinary world of ambulance driving from the man behind the wheel.'Heart-stopping, eye-opening and jaw-dropping. Sometimes painful, sometimes sad, often very, very funny' Craig BrownAn S&M party gone horribly wrongA dead man locked in a car with a hungry bull terrierA teenage girl with suspicious abdominal painsAnd a man who's fainted, frightened he was allergic to his cheese and onion sandwich. It's just another day at work for Kit WhartonAfter a childhood picked in alcohol and punctuated by parental fighting, stints in journalism and house removals, Kit Wharton joined the NHS ambulance service. He hasn't looked back. This is his report from the front line: 999 calls that hurtle him to the critical moment in other peoples' lives.