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Person Seriously Hurt in Illinois Ambulance Crash

HOMER TOWNSHIP, Ill. – There people were hurt, one seriously, after an ambulance rollover in suburban Chicago. The crash involved a Superior ambulance and a Volkswagen Passat on Interstate 355 at 6 a.m., police told patch.com. The car was stopped in the shoulder when the ambulance crossed into the shoulder and hit the rear of the car. The collision caused ...

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Zico Offers Safer Extinguisher Storage

YARDLEY, PA – Ziamatic Corp. is proud to introduce the new QUIC-RELEASE Fire Extinguisher Holder, Model QR-FEH-1, a safer, more dependable way to store 5 lb. fire extinguishers in the crew area of an ambulance or fire apparatus. While the majority of fire extinguisher mounts are designed for the walls of buildings, the Fire Extinguisher Holder was designed specifically for ...

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Ambulance Slams Into New Jersey Home

FRANKLIN, N.J. – At least one person was hurt when a Robert Wood Johnson Ambulance Service rig slammed into a brick home in New Jersey, according to reports. The crash took place on Hamilton Street between Franklin Boulevard and Shevchenko Avenue, according to a report by New Jersey 101.5 radio. A spokesperson for the hospital said the ambulance was responding ...

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Ballard County (KY) Ambulance Involved in Wreck

PADUCAH, Ky.—Several people were hurt when a Ballard County Ambulance Service van and a minivan collided early Monday. The crash happened just after 12:30 a.m. on U.S. 60 and New Hold Road, according to KFVS-TV. The driver of the ambulance told police she was driving with the van’s emergency lights on, but the siren was not working. The driver of ...

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Mayo Clinic Ambulance Design Focuses on Safety

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic changed the look of the outside of its ambulances earlier this year, adding a distinctive black and white reflective wrap material and other high visibility features. Now Mayo Clinic ambulance interiors are being redesigned to enhance the safety and comfort of patients and patient care providers. Mayo Clinic’s ambulance team convened a group of emergency ...

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Alberta Health Service Ambulances Receive a Safety Redesign

Ian Blanchard remembers his last day working in the back of an ambulance well. It was the day his career caring for patients one-on-one came to an early and unplanned end. “I was stepping over some cables that ran from the stretcher to a monitor on the side counter, and I grabbed onto the stretcher for support, but the mechanism ...

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Three Volunteers Hurt in Connecticut Ambulance Crash

ROCKY HILL, Conn. —  Three volunteer members of the Rocky Hill Volunteer Ambulance Association were hurt when their rig was involved in a crash Thursday night, authorities said. The ambulance was responding to a call when it was hit, Rocky Hill police said in a Facebook post. No patient was in the back. The police and fire department responded to ...

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Good Samaritans Step in after North Dakota Ambulance Crash

Good Samaritans helped rescue a 91-year-old patient inside a submerged Williston Fire Department ambulance in North Dakota on Thanksgiving night, according to a new report. The ambulance hit black ice on Highway 83, roughly 20 miles south of Minot, and landed in icy water. Three crew members were able to escape by breaking a side cab window with an ice ...

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Three Injured in D.C. Ambulance Crash

WJLA, with permission WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Three people were injured and taken to hospitals when a DC ambulance and a car crashed Monday afternoon. The crash happened at I-295 southbound and South Capitol SE at around 1:35 p.m., according to DC Police. DC Fire and EMS says a civilian and two DCFEMS personnel have non-life-threatening injuries. No patient was in ...

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Mayor of Chicago Says City Will Buy More Ambulances

  CHICACO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot is addressing Chicago’s slow response times for ambulances, saying more units should be coming online soon, CBS 2 Chicago reports. This comes after a woman died while waiting for an ambulance to respond.

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