October 25, 2020

Review Category : PNN Daily News

Friday, October 9, 2020

** Pennsylvania medics injured in ambulance/school bus crash remain in critical condition

UNITED STATES NEWS

** A pair of Pennsylvania paramedics from Chester remain in critical condition in hospital after suffering severe injuries in a Wednesday ambulance/school bus accident. The Delco Times (Kathleen E. Carey/October 7) said the pair, who are expected to recover, underwent surgery for their injuries later that day. To date, specifics have not been given. Information on whether a nurse on-board suffered injuries has also not been released. The ambulance passenger, meanwhile, was hurt and is in serious but stable condition after suffering a broken femur and bruising. According to the newspaper, the Crozer Health System practitioners have been identified as Media resident Joshua Boylan, 36, and Nicholas Scull, 39, of Chadds Ford.

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

** San Francisco paramedic/firefighter killed in training accident

UNITED STATES NEWS

** A California paramedic/firefighter from San Francisco is dead after a Wednesday training accident in which he fell three stories. CBS Local (October 7) said Jason Cortez, 42, died during a drill at the department’s Mission District training site around 10 a.m.. According to the newspaper, Cortez succumbed at hospital an hour after the accident from severe head injuries. A thirteen year veteran of the fire department, he leaves a wife and two children behind. At the time of his death, he was assigned to the city’s Tenderloin District. Funeral services are pending.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

** Pennsylvania ambulance/school bus crash seriously injures two medics; one intubated

UNITED STATES NEWS

** A pair of Pennsylvania medics from Chester were seriously injured Wednesday when the ambulance they were riding in collided with a school bus. The Delco Times (Kathleen E. Carey/October 7) said the morning incident on the I-95 played out around 8:45 a.m. at an intersection. According to the newspaper, the school bus was not loaded at the time. Two of the medics were seriously injured and needed to be extricated. One of the duo was intubated as the pair were transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Further information on their condition was not available at press time. The school bus driver, meanwhile, only suffered minor injuries. Police continue to investigate.

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