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EMS Close Calls

Tragic Accident Involving Hatzolah Ambulance – New York

Flatbush Hatzolah Ambulance has just been involved in a serious accident involving a motorcycle – during an emergency. According to initial reports, the ambulance was transporting a patient to the hospital when the ambulance was involved in the accident on Kings Highway and West 6th Street. The driver of the motorcycle is reported to be in...
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75-year-old woman assaults EMT – South Carolina

    A 21-year-old female Emergency Medical Services technician was apparently assaulted by a 75-year-old woman on Wednesday, a report said. After the technician responded to a residential care facility in the 700 block of Broad Street, she was trying to treat the woman, who told her, "I want to kill you because I’m bi-polar,"...
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Rescuers' Attackers Could Face Crackdown in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Both houses of the state Legislature this week unanimously approved a bill to make an assault on emergency medical providers a felony offense. If Gov. Brad Henry signs House Bill 1360, the maximum penalty for assault on medical personnel would increase from a year to two years of incarceration. The maximum...
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Rescuers’ Attackers Could Face Crackdown in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Both houses of the state Legislature this week unanimously approved a bill to make an assault on emergency medical providers a felony offense. If Gov. Brad Henry signs House Bill 1360, the maximum penalty for assault on medical personnel would increase from a year to two years of incarceration. The maximum...
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Crash Victim Can't Catch Break: Ambulance Collides With Car – New York

A man died Wednesday night after getting struck by a hit and run driver, police said. The victim was struck on the intersection of West 120th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem. EMS Network:  http://www.emsnetwork.org/artman2/publish/article_36569.shtml According to officials, the operator of the vehicle attempted to flee the scene but his vehicle overturned a block later....
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Crash Victim Can’t Catch Break: Ambulance Collides With Car – New York

A man died Wednesday night after getting struck by a hit and run driver, police said. The victim was struck on the intersection of West 120th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem. EMS Network:  http://www.emsnetwork.org/artman2/publish/article_36569.shtml According to officials, the operator of the vehicle attempted to flee the scene but his vehicle overturned a block later....
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