By Joshua Miller, New York Post:
A paramedic in Florida had his state certifications suspended and lost his job after repeatedly punching a combative motorcycle crash victim, knocking him unconscious, officials said.
Kendal Evans Billings, 26, of Dunedin, was working for Nature Coast Emergency Medical Services in Citrus County when he responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident in Crystal River on Dec. 9, the Gainesville Sun reports.
The crash victim, Terrence Dolan, 61, then became “very uncooperative” while in the ambulance en route to Ocala Regional Medical Center, a common side effect of someone suffering from head trauma, according to an arrest report obtained by the newspaper.
Once at the hospital, a student who was riding in the ambulance told police that he and other crew members needed to subdue Dolan with “arm and leg restraints for fear he might hurt someone,” according to the report.
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