A fire truck hit a pole after crashing into an ambulance during an emergency. (Photo: Hillel Lichtenstein)BEDFORD STUYVESANT – One person is dead and several are injured after an ambulance and a fire truck crashed into each other while responding to emergencies early this morning. At around 12:45 a.
(Photo by Heather Chin / Sunset Park Voice)By Heather Chin Brooklyn’s Chinese American community now has its own ambulance company — the first on the East Coast — to address a growing need for paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) who speak Chinese dialects such as Mandarin, Cantonese, and Toisanese. Launched
Screenshot of video by Kimberly Conner & Ashley LewisBy Kimberly Conner In medical emergencies, every second counts. Michael Marquez, corporate president of Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service (8310 17th Avenue), says that language barriers are common obstacles facing emergency medical workers serving the local community. Earlier this month, we reported on