A North Philadelphia family filed a lawsuit against the city charging that inept paramedics caused the death of a 24-year-old pregnant woman and brain damage to her son.
Police and other first responders are legally obligated to help citizens and their departments can face lawsuits when they are derelict in their duty.
Rescue crews responded to the scene after a SEPTA bus and car collided.
Members of the Springfield, Delaware County Ambulance Corps fear a decision by the Board of Commissioners to bring in paid staff for some shifts could mark the “beginning of the end” for the only remaining all-volunteer unit in the county.
A suspect is facing kidnapping charges after police say he carjacked an ambulance at gunpoint with a patient inside.
The accident was reported at about 3 p.m. at Old York and Maplewood Roads.
The incident happened at about 7:45 p.m. at the 800 block of Davistown Road in Blackwood.
Four people were injured when an ambulance and a minivan collided in Delaware early Tuesday morning.
Officials say the woman tried to have her car’s insurance policy upgraded while she was riding to the hospital after the accident.
Gloucester Township, New Jersey fired its ambulance service provider Tuesday after an inspection found five ambulances unregistered; two were uninspected.
A man is in police custody after he led police on a short pursuit in an ambulance all while holding a co-worker “against his will.”
A study of the Philadelphia’s medic units reveals they are incredibly busy. In fact, based on last year’s numbers, two Kensington area based Medic units are the shaping up to be the busiest in the country.
A 43-year-old man has been charged with car theft, drunken driving and other crimes because police say he went joyriding in an ambulance stolen from a southwestern Pennsylvania hospital.