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Woman trapped for 20 minutes of terror in flipped over ambulance

Flip of fear: This ambulette was flipped after colliding with a Honda Civic on Albermarle Road, trapping a woman inside for 20 minutes before firefighters were able to pry her free.
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A woman suffered through 20 minutes of terror while trapped inside the wreckage of an ambulance that flipped over after colliding with a Honda Civic in Kensington Thursday.

Firefighters who raced to the scene found the emergency vehicle sprawled on its side on Albemarle Road near E. Fourth Street at 9:52 am with the woman was trapped inside the wreck.

They freed her using the Hurst tool, the so-called “jaws of life.” She and two other injured people were transported to Lutheran Medical Center. All are in stable condition, said an FDNY spokeswoman.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4514.
Updated 11:13 am, May 28, 2013
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Reasonable discourse

ty from pps says:
To be clear (and only the caption used the right term), this is a AMBULETTE. These glorious inventions of medical billing are only 1 step above a dollar van. It's not an emergency vehicle. It's a car service that can send their bills to Medicare and Medicaide.
May 25, 2013, 11:14 am
Rufus Leaking from BH says:
This would never have happened if they had been transporting her in a bike ambulance!
May 25, 2013, 11:54 am
old time brooklyn from slope says:
of course a bike would have been the green way but as western medical hypocrysies are obviously involved the patient should very well have been there for hours as the bike brigade swooped yet again for the first time into action (i am at from the ponderosa upstate as i type) mazel tov - ohh poor poor ty = grammy calls you
from ohio
May 25, 2013, 11:08 pm
ty from pps says:
How is this about bicycles? My comment was about the fraud machines that are "Ambulettes"
May 26, 2013, 10:06 am
Rufus Leaking from BH says:
How is this about you?

It was a statement of fact - but you think it's about your comment.

Poor baby!
May 26, 2013, 10:32 am
ty from pps says:
Rufus -
First of all, your comment was stupid - so I ignored it. I was responding to "old time" who is still convinced everyone is from Ohio.
May 26, 2013, 2:35 pm
SkyRoller from WrightHair says:
:)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf-aWD1mQM0
May 27, 2013, 12:31 am
old time brooklyn from rent stablelized slope says:
correct rufus - !!!! urban legend has it bike = —— in german
May 27, 2013, 2:08 pm
old time brooklyn from rent stablelized slope says:
co-k
May 27, 2013, 2:33 pm

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