Detroit EMS Workers Hurt in Crash


 
 

Eric D. Lawrence | | Friday, July 11, 2008


DETROIT -- Two Detroit EMS workers were hurt after a pickup ran a stop sign and slammed into their rig on West McNichols Thursday night.

Despite their own injuries, the workers treated the pickup driver and his passenger after they were thrown from their truck, emergency workers on the scene said.

None of those involved in the crash were identified.

The ambulance driver was taken to a local hospital with a neck injury; the other EMS worker was treated at a local clinic. Both people in the pickup were taken to a local hospital, where one was in critical and the other was in temporary serious condition, emergency workers said. It was unclear which person from the pickup was most seriously injured.

Click here to read more.




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Provider Wellness and Safety, Legal and Ethical, Vehicle Operations

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

Tennessee County EMS Shows Off CPR Tool

Lucas 2 in service in Bradley County.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Abilene Loses Helicopter Service

Native Air leaves city with only one air helicopter service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire Chief Proposes another Controversial Ambulance Plan

Staffing change will leave immediate neighborhood without fire apparatus.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

FDIC 2014 CHAT: MIKE MCEVOY AND A.J. HEIGHTMAN

Mike McEvoy and A.J. Heightman discuss some new EMS technology at FDIC 2014.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
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 >