Several people have died after slow responses from D.C. ambulances, although it is nearly impossible to determine the impact of delays, one recent instance is being attributed to human error. On January 2nd, Albert Jackson, 67, died after he suffered a heart attack and the firefighters responded to his 911 call at the wrong location. It took 20 minutes to get medical attention to him.
Joel DuBoff is the Jackson family’s attorney, and he recently said “The chief is not making any reforms…you call the ambulance service, and maybe they’ll do something and maybe they won’t.” Click here to read the full Washington Post article.Filed Under:
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