Firefighter-EMT attacked on medical call
The EMT sustained injuries after a family member of the patient he was treating threw a radio through the window of the ambulance
The Detroit Free Press
DETROIT — An EMT was injured in Detroit on Tuesday night after the family of a patient became unruly at the scene, Detroit police said.
The incident began at around 7:30 p.m., when emergency medical personnel arrived to the 4600 block of Chatsworth on Detroit’s east side to help a person having a medical emergency, said Officer Jennifer Moreno.
But while assisting the patient, the family became unruly, Moreno said. That’s when a family member used “an unknown object” to smash the back window of the emergency vehicle, and the object also then struck a medic, Moreno said.
The EMT was taken to St. John Hospital in Detroit with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police have not arrested anyone yet, and the investigation is ongoing.
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