An investigation is underway after a 911 dispatcher allegedly bungled an emergency call that ended with the death of an infant in the Bronx.
Most babies arrive on their own schedule. The 48-year-old new mom from Stony Brook learned that firsthand when her twin boys came nearly three months early.
A 48-year-old Stony Brook woman called 911 from her home on Tuesday and told the dispatcher she was about to give birth. Operator Christine Springer said the new mom stayed calm in an otherwise stressful situation.
After Ariel Russo was struck by a speeding SUV while walking to pre-kindergarten with her grandmother, there was a four-minute delay before EMS was dispatched.
Confusion over the address of Sherri Ross’s home may have cost rescuers critical time in getting to her 51-year-old husband, who suffered a fatal heart attack.