An Angry Patient Who Couldn't Wait
AN IRRATIONAL MAN WHO HAD just arrived at the emergency room of a Houston, Texas, hospital quickly became irritated because the hospital staff seemed to be ignoring him and his "hurting head." So he dashed back outside, hopped into the cab of a Houston Fire Department ambulance that had just brought a patient in and was still running, and drove off at speed with the lights and siren on at full tilt.
Another ambulance crew that witnessed the getaway started following the miscreant along with some police cars for a short distance until the thief crashed heavily into a freeway overpass pillar, causing extensive damage to the ambulance. The unidentified thief was not injured however.
The incident took place at 6:30 pm Central Monday evening and is still being investigated. KHOU-TV had a video crew nearby and was able to file this timely report:
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