Ambulance Transporting Dialysis Patient Crashes in Central Indiana - News - @ JEMS.com


Ambulance Transporting Dialysis Patient Crashes in Central Indiana

Three people were injured


 
 

| Monday, February 4, 2013


NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An ambulance transporting a dialysis patient has crashed in central Indiana, injuring three people and closing State Road 37 for about two hours.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy Bryant Orem says the ambulance apparently hit a slick spot on the highway north of Noblesville Saturday morning and veered off into a wooded ravine, where it struck a tree. Snow was falling in the area Saturday morning.

Orem says police closed the highway for about two hours while investigators studied the accident scene.

He says the ambulance was not on an emergency run when it crashed. The driver, the medic and the patient all were taken to Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, but Orem says their injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.

Noblesville is about 20 miles north of Indianapolis.



Related Links:


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Three Injured in Philadelphia Collapse

Parapet wall falls through roof of store.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

California Firefighters save Man on Flight

Patient was conscious and talking when United flight landed.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Over Half of Seattle Fire Stations Test Positive for MRSA

Surprisingly high results come from test kits based on earlier study.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On February 2015

Here’s a look at this month’s product hands on.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Nightwatch Series Premiere Party

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Ottawa Chemical Investigation

Chemicals and suspicious package are probed at two locations
More >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >