Exclusives
FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Car Hits Tennessee Ambulance, Patient Dies

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a driver crossed the center line of a northeast Tennessee highway, crashing into an ambulance and leaving the patient being transported dead.

The crash occurred about 10:30 Tuesday on Route 67 in Johnson County.

Tennessee Department of Safety spokesman Mike Browning said the fatality was Alicia McCoy, 57, of Mountain City.

WJHL-TV in Johnson City reported McCoy was the patient being transported to a hospital by the Johnson County Rescue Squad.

The ambulance driver was thrown out when the vehicle ran into a ditch and overturned after being struck in the front by a sedan. He is 45-year-old Joseph Barlow, who was reported in critical condition Wednesday morning.

Less seriously injured were rescue squad member Kevin Colson of Laurel Bloomery and the driver of the car, Barbara Buchanan of Elizabethton.

___

Information from: WJHL-TV, http://www.wjhl.com/

RELATED ARTICLES

Medics, Officers and FBI Agents save Runners in Philadelphia Race

Two runners suffer cardiac arrest during Broad Street run.

Video: Suicidal Driver Causes Crash on California Interstate

Driver struck a big-rig that hit a passenger van, that overturned.

Medical Services Chief Named to Lead Salt Lake City Fire Department

Deputy Chief Dale developed the department’s first automated, electronic patient care reporting system.

Storm Causes Several Injuries, Rescues in Oklahoma City Area

Fire and EMS crews responded to several incidents as severe weather strikes.

Compact Tactical Crocothyrotomy Kit with Bougie Contains Everything Needed to Perform Lifesaving Emergency Procedure

Introducing the H&H Tactical Cricothyrotomy Kit, a lightweight, compact kit designed to provide everything needed by trained personnel to quickly address...

Tornado Damages German Town

One person was killed and the town of Buetzow sustained substantial damage.

Features by Topic

JEMS Connect

CURRENT DISCUSSIONS

 
 

EMS BLOGS

Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

Featured Careers