PATIENT KILLED IN FATAL ACCIDENT AFTER AMBULANCE DRIVER FELL ASLEEP
Chautauqua County, New York (February 24, 2017) – A 77-year-old patient was killed after the ambulance driver that was transporting him to a local area hospital fell asleep and crashed into a ditch, according to the Daily Mail.
Authorities have been able to identify the patient that died as Arthur McArthur. The crash happened at around 5:40 PM on Tuesday in the town of Dunkirk.
The ambulance driver is telling authorities that she fell asleep behind the wheel.
Emergency medical workers rushed to the scene of the accident and pronounced McArthur deceased.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Our staff at the RMFW Law Firm were deeply saddened to learn about the tragic death of Arthur McArthur. We encourage the police to conduct a thorough investigation for the sake of all of those that have been affected.