Patient dies in crash between ambulance and fire truck in New York

  • Source: WABC-TV ABC 7 New York
  • Published: 09/17/2020 12:00 AM

VIDEO: An ambulance racing a heart attack patient to the hospital collided with a fire truck en route to a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, leaving the patient dead and a family member seriously injured. The fire truck, Ladder 102, t-boned the ambulance at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue And Throop Avenue just after 12:45 a.m. Thursday. Williamsburg News obtained surveillance video showing the moment of impact. A heart attack patient was being rushed to Woodhull Hospital at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead. Family members identify him as 59-year-old Jamil Almansouri, known to friends as Mike. His brother tells Eyewitness News Jamil owned a bodega not far from the crash scene. "I just I don't know what to do," said Abdullah Ahmid.


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