Ambulance response time to life-threatening situations increased last month in New York City to an average of 11 minutes and seven seconds.
City officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.
According to police, the emergency medical technicians were attending to a patient on Sunday when the ambulance’s siren went off outside.
A woman was struck and injured by an ambulance in Midtown late Friday.
Shots were fired on a Flatlands, Brooklyn street Wednesday afternoon, and one of the bullets struck an ambulance – injuring an elderly woman inside.
It took 50 minutes for an ambulance to get to an 89-year-old woman who had fallen and was bleeding in her apartment building’s mail room just across the street from Gracie Mansion on July 15.
Five people were injured Monday afternoon, in a wild crash in Lyndhurst, New Jersey with a force so powerful that it left an ambulance toppled over on a parked car.
The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. in Borough Park. Two FDNY members were taken to Lutheran Hospital in serious condition. Sixteen teenagers suffered minor injuries in the accident.
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A Long Island man was facing charges on Saturday, for taking an ambulance for a three-mile joy ride earlier in the month.
One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.
The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on 110th Street in South Ozone Park.
An ambulance attendant was killed in a crash that is believed to have stemmed from a police chase in Newark, N.J., Monday.
An arrest has been made in connection with the hit-and-run that left one man dead in Williston Park on Sunday.
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