Patient dies after Skokie ambulance collides with car; doctor believes crash didn’t cause death

Patient dies after Skokie ambulance collides with car; doctor believes crash didn’t cause death

SKOKIE, In poor health. (TOC) — A Skokie Fireplace Division ambulance was concerned in a crash Saturday morning whereas transporting a affected person in cardiac arrest to the hospital, police stated.

The ambulance had its emergency lights and sirens activated when it collided with one other automobile close to Gross Level and Golf Highway, in line with Sgt. John Oakley with the Skokie Police Division.

“We did have a crucial affected person behind the ambulance which we transferred to a different ambulance and continued transporting to the hospital,” stated Skokie Battalion Chief William Endre.

That affected person died at Skokie Hospital, police stated.

The attending physician advised police they don’t consider the accident contributed to the affected person not surviving.

Not one of the 4 Skokie Fireplace Division workers concerned within the accident or the driving force of the automotive had been harm, Endre stated.

“There’s harm to the ambulance and the opposite automotive that was concerned however I would not contemplate it main harm,” stated Endre.

The Main Crash Help Workforce is conducting an accident investigation as a result of distinctive circumstances, police stated.

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