INDIANAPOLIS — A second medic has died from injuries sustained when a car collided with an ambulance in downtown Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services chief Dr. Charles Miramonti said that 22-year-old paramedic Cody Medley died early Sunday morning at Wishard Hospital from severe injuries
The driver of the ambulance, 24-year-old Tim McCormick from the Indianapolis suburb of Greenwood, died Saturday.
The accident happened shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday at an intersection near the Indiana Statehouse. Police said the ambulance was not on an emergency run and had the right of way.
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Medley was originally from Scranton, Pa.
Public Safety Director Troy Riggs said Saturday that McCormick's death was the first known line-of-duty death of an emergency services worker in Indianapolis' history.
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Michael HolmesSunday, February 17, 2013 12:00:58 PMso sad, my condolences to their friends and loved ones.
Diana FralichSunday, February 17, 2013 12:01:35 PMSo sorry....RIP in peace...we'll take it from here.
Kim WrightSunday, February 17, 2013 12:06:52 PMThis is so sad!
Steve ReedSunday, February 17, 2013 12:13:41 PMMY DEEPEST THOUGHTS TO THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN MEDICS MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
Valarie Pearce CrockettSunday, February 17, 2013 12:25:59 PMMay the families of the two rescue personal killed in the ambulance accidents have the faith and the power in there higher power to overcome such a sorrowful time. Prayers go out to the friends and family of both men.
Gary WhiteSunday, February 17, 2013 12:30:43 PMThis is one of the dangers faced by our EMS brothers and sisters every day. May God bless the families of these two brothers in this most difficult time.
Mitzi YoungSunday, February 17, 2013 12:30:49 PMPraying for them and their families.
John DoreySunday, February 17, 2013 12:38:51 PMPrayers for the familys of the two paramedics.
James JetzkeSunday, February 17, 2013 12:52:39 PMR.I.P BROTHERS
James HubbellSunday, February 17, 2013 3:32:56 PMMy heart goes out to the family of the two guys and to all the brothers and family that thay left behind. I know what it is like to lose a brother wother he is a emt/ems or a firefighter its all the same we are a family. When one falls we all fell it and are there for each other and for the familys, I pray that we can all pull thought this and try to remember are brothers in a good way. if all need a reason to remember something go read palms 23 it will help. I have post all this story and the other one from texas in my groups on facebook so that other can pray for the familys and for the brothers of the two fallen brothers. You have fallen but you will never be forgotten. <3
Tiffany L. CougleSunday, February 17, 2013 3:44:41 PMAs a fellow emt/fire fighter I am very sad to hear this. My heart and prayers go out to these young mens families. God bless you
Miranda LeeAnn VestalSunday, February 17, 2013 4:07:33 PMMay gods peace be with the families of our fallen brothers.
Marcello Rocco SavellaSunday, February 17, 2013 4:48:46 PMThis news grieved me much, unfortunately accidents happen often ambulances and not good. Yesterday with a colleague in fulfillment of an intervention in codige yellow I found motorists impassive to the sirens, I was not even as an ambulance in an emergency.
Nanticoke EmsSunday, February 17, 2013 5:28:04 PMOur hearts go out to these life-savers and their families, coworkers and the many people that weill miss them. Please note that Paramedic Medley is from our region (Scranton).
Ryan BrownSunday, February 17, 2013 5:35:52 PMR.I.P
CJ CollettiSunday, February 17, 2013 6:15:57 PMSad year
Steve MeldeSunday, February 17, 2013 6:31:41 PMCondolences to the family, friends and coworkers. RIP Brothers.
Edgar David SporeTuesday, February 19, 2013 5:44:54 PMwhat the hell is wrong with people, this was a waste of life. two emts killed. states need to add laws regarding the wrongful death of our first responders.
Trice BurgessTuesday, February 19, 2013 7:53:27 PMSadness for the loss of these two dedicated EMS brothers. May the Good Lord be with their families, friends and coworkers during this time of grief. Please remember them in all in your thoughts and prayers. :'(
Sam ThompsonTuesday, February 19, 2013 8:18:32 PMRIP. Another f##king drunk driver escapes injury. Lock her up and throw away the key.
Mike FoxWednesday, February 20, 2013 3:17:18 PMNo words can say the sorrow that is felt for the loss of these two Medics. Always tragic when something like this happens. My heart goes out to all involved.
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