NY EMT Dies in Ambulance Crash

Eric Monty, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene


 
 

JEMS Staff | | Tuesday, November 27, 2012


Editor's Note: Eric S. Monty suffered a fatal heart attack while driving an ambulance transporting a patient on Nov. 27, according to the Press-Republican. For more, visit: http://pressrepublican.com/0100_news/x2120607854/Champlain-EMS-ambulance....

MOOERS, N.Y. -- A New York EMT was killed and two other crew members were seriously injured in an ambulance crash that happened Tuesday morning. Eric Monty, 45, of Mooers, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Times of TI, the ambulance, with Mooers Volunteer Fire Department, had responded as mutual aid to the Altona Fire District, and was transporting a patient to a nearby hospital when it left the roadway.

The original patient on board, Gary Lamarche, 55, of Altona, was transported to CVPH Medical Center in stable condition, according to the Press Republican. EMS crew members Susan Roberts, 52, of Mooers, and Peter Coulombe, 26, of Champlain, were transported to CVPH in serious condition.

The ambulance was the only vehicle involved in the crash, and New York State Police are investigating.

 




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, mutual aid, EMT killed, ambulance crash

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

Simulation-Based Assessment Facilitates Learning & Enhances Clinical Judgment

Simulation is an educational tool that can be used to develop and refine clinical skills of the student in a controlled environment before they progress to becoming practicing clinicians.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Buffalo Medics, Firefighter Keep Working in Crash

Rural Metro medics describe crash that overturned their ambulance.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Drone Delays Landing of Ohio Medical Helicopter

Miami Valley Hospital incident raises questions over legalities of drones.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Four Killed in New Mexico Medical Plane Crash

Crash near fairgrounds claims patient and crew of three.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Texas Ambulance Involved in Crash

Odessa ambulance and car collide during response.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Building Explosion, Collapse in Paris Suburb

Death toll rises to eight after blast in Rosny-sous-Bois.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

New Mexico Air Ambulance Crash

NTSB investigates crash that killed four.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.? Scranton

JEMS Editor-in-Chief visits his hometown of Scranton, Pa.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


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 >


More Product Videos >