Instead Of Calling 9-1-1
A GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, WOMAN has been charged with DUI after deliberately smashing her car into an ambulance bay of the Mutual Aid Ambulance Service headquarters earlier this month. April Blotzer, 37, had her two toddlers ages 3 and 5 years with her when she took aim at the parked ambulances.
About 8 p.m. April 13, Blotzer drove into an open garage bay at the ambulance group's building on West Otterman Street in the Ludwick section, just missing employee Matthew Brantner, authorities said.
Two children, ages 3 and 5, were in Blotzer's 1999 GM Envoy at the time, police said.
Brantner said he jumped out of the way to avoid being struck. He yelled at the driver, and she said "the hospital wouldn't help her, so she figured if she would drive into some ambulances … someone would help her," according to court papers.
She backed out of the bay and drove into another open one, where her vehicle struck a Chevrolet Suburban parked inside, police said. Blotzer became confrontational with police, according to court papers.
She was charged yesterday with driving under the influence, endangering the welfare of children, recklessly endangering another person and resisting arrest.
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