A St. Paul firefighter’s invention is designed to save lives and limit damage from accidents while backing up. It was 6 years ago when a St. Paul ambulance accidently backed over and killed an elderly woman who didn’t hear a back-up alarm. Now, an invention by firefighter Jovan Palmieri is about to keep that from happening again.
After a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service. When Brenda Sordahl’s grandson needed help, the ambulance crew went to the wrong address in Park Rapids. The Sordahl’s stay focused on the things Blake can do, rather than what he can’t.
Some local kids are going to start the spring running. It’s all thanks to the people at Allina Health, who have collected 10,000 shoes for kids in need.
A local company is helping people overseas by donating an ambulance. The vehicle is going to a vocational school with more than 1,700 students in Liberia from Allina Health Emergency Medical Services. Representatives of the Booker Washington Institute’s Alumni Association got a tour of the gently-used ambulance on Thursday. The school will use the ambulance to transport sick and injured students.
The parents of a paramedic who was critically injured in a head-on collision involving an ambulance say their son is improving.
Authorities said a 51-year-old woman involved in a crash with an ambulance earlier this month in Buffalo Township died from her injuries on Wednesday.
Three people were hospitalized after an Allina Health ambulance – with a patient inside – collided head-on with an SUV early Saturday morning in Wright County. Lt. Sean Deringer of the Wright County Sheriff’s office says this was an unusual crash considering those involved. “It certainly brings it to a personal level when we know the people involved,” Lt. Deringer said.
Three bicyclists were injured after one went down and the other two crashed into the first biker on Saturday during the MS 150 Ride to Duluth.
Authorities said the incident happened at about 9:56 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 75 and 28th Avenue. The ambulance was traveling eastbound on County Road 75 with its red lights and siren on, transporting a patient to St. Cloud Hospital.
Three people were injured after an Allina ambulance was involved in an accident with two other vehicles, according to authorities.
They can treat patients with any medical emergency from inside a helicopter moving at more than 170 miles an hour. The medical technicians, flight nurses and pilots that make up Life Link Three are ready to save lives 24 hours a day, seven days a week.