No calls were missed and systems are back online after lightning struck Litton Ambulance just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning. EMS Network: http://www.emsnetwork.org/artman2/publish/article_34169.shtml "It sounded like a bomb going off," owner Angie Litton said. "At first, I didn’t know what happened." What happened was a thunderstorm produced lightning that struck the radio tower at...Read More
A 17-year-old Wharton male who allegedly passed out drunk on some steps at a residence in the borough at around 3 a.m. on Sunday punched the face of a St. Clare’s Hospital paramedic who was providing him medical aid, police said. As a police officer attempted to stop the assault on the paramedic, the teen...Read More
One person was trapped briefly when an ambulance flipped onto its side in Cherokee County Monday morning. EMS Network: http://www.emsnetwork.org/artman2/publish/article_34127.shtml The rollover happened off Interstate 85 near Exit 87 on Green River Road. The location is between Gaffney and Cowpens. Crew members in the ambulance suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a hospital for...Read More
A Guardian Flight ambulance responding to a crash on the Glenn Highway between Anchoarge and Palmer was destroyed when it was hit by a truck. The $200,000 ambulance was parked on the Knik River Bridge Sunday morning when a pickup pulling a trailer lost control and smashed into the vehicle, Alaska State Troopers said. The pickup,...Read More
An Amherst driver has been charged with running a red light at an intersection in connection with an accident involving a town ambulance Sept. 29. Police Chief Peter Lyon said Monday that Neil Berkebile, 38, of River Road, ran a red light at the intersection of Amherst Street and Route 122 and struck an ambulance...Read More
A Gainesville teen was ticketed late Sunday for apparently causing a crash with a Union County ambulance. All six people involved survived the crash, although two were injured. The wreck occurred at 9 p.m. while the ambulance — with its lights and siren activated — was being driven south on NW 13th Street as it...Read More
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