'Frequent Flier' Dies in California Ambulance

The man used to call for an ambulance on average of nearly twice a day


 
 

BoNhia Lee, Fresno Bee | | Monday, January 7, 2013


FRESNO, Calif. -- A Fresno homeless man who called for an ambulance on average of nearly twice a day for more than a year, racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs, died after being taken by ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center.

Lonzel McPeters, 52, was picked up Saturday morning, said Daniel Lynch, director of Fresno County's Emergency Medical Services. McPeters died Saturday, the county coroner confirmed Sunday. His injuries were not traumatic and don't seem suspicious, the coroner said.

Click here for the full story.




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

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS





 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Community Paramedicine Expanding in Maine

Eight departments receive a grant for use towards the new program.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New Ambulance, Fire Engine Approved for Illinois Department

Officials approve new purchases for Bloomington.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Alabama Officials Worry over Ambulance Coverage

County officials work to find best solution.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Car Crashes into Texas Ambulance

Ambulance hit while responding to a call.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

California Beach Lightning Strike MCI

More than a dozen injured in Venice Beach lighting strike.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
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 >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

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


More Product Videos >