Prank Ends With Crash Into Nursing Home

The car slammed through a wall and pinned a 101-year-old patient's leg between the wall and a bed.


 
 

| Monday, June 21, 2010


GARRETSON, S.D. - Two people were injured when what authorities described as a prank went awry and a car crashed into a Garretson nursing home.

Minnehaha County Sheriff's Sgt. Preston Evans says three people were waiting outside the Palisade Manor late Sunday for a friend to get off work when the driver decided to play a trick on the other two sitting on the car's trunk by revving the engine. He says the driver accidentally shifted into reverse instead of neutral.

The car slammed through a wall and pinned a 101-year-old patient's leg between the wall and a bed. The woman was treated at a hospital and released. One of the people on the back of the car suffered an injured ankle.

The driver, 18-year-old Clarrissa Kutil of Garretson, was cited for careless driving and no driver's license.

___

Information from: Argus Leader, http://www.argusleader.com



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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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, auto accident

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

The Evolution of Civilian High Threat Medical Guidelines

How mass killing events have proven a need for new guidelines.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Baltimore Man Rescued from Building Collapse

Rowhouse collapse traps a worker in the basement area.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

A Night with Wisconsin’s Busiest Medic Unit

Ride along one night with the paramedics of MED 5.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Patient Dies in West Virginia Ambulance Rollover

Marion County Rescue Squad crew is injured in collision.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Rescue Volunteers in Syria

White Helmets group at work during fighting.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Boulder Pins Colorado Hiker

Wilderness EMS team frees trapped hiker.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

North Dakota Oilfield Medics

Tactics used in offshore platforms tailored to the remote areas.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

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


Multimedia Thumb

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

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


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >