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Man in ambulance dies after truck crashed into Houston ambulance

| Sep 11, 2013 | Wrongful Death |

A fatal traffic accident occurred at the 9800 block of Bissonnet in Houston, Texas. The ambulance accident occured on September 9, 2013 around 11:20 a.m. Houston police had investigate the car accident involving an ambulance. This may be a wrongful death case.

A black F-150 crashed into the ambulance which most likely resulted in the death of the patient inside. The pickup truck was traveling west on Bissonnet. The Houston Fire Department was traveling south on Woodfair. The ambulance had its lights and sirens on while traveling. The man inside the ambulance who died was a heart attack patient. The paramedics were treating the man suffering from a heart attack inside the vehicle.

The driver of the black F-150 failed to yield the right of way to the emergency vehicle. The F-150 crashed into the ambulance which caused the EMS personnel and the patient to be jolted around the interior of the ambulance. At that time, the patient stopped breathing and was pronounced dead. We believe that this is a wrongful death case.

Houston police questioned the truck driver and issued him a citation for failure to yield the right of way to the emergency vehicle.

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the man that died in this fatal car accident.

If you have further information that can help Houston police in their investigation feel free to contact us or HPD directly.

If you have been hurt in an accident or lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence and have questions, feel free to contact a Houston lawyer at 713-454-7875.

  – Article By Richard Weaver

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