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SC ambulance driver charged in fatal wreck

MONROE, N.C. - A South Carolina ambulance driver has been charged in a wreck that killed a co-worker near a North Carolina hospital earlier this week.Jonathan Cory Brown of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-28/sc-ambulance-driver-ch
Ambulance driver a menace in traffic

...attempted to turn into the oncoming traffic, the ambulance driver realized he was about to cause a major accident...wonder - was there an actual emergency or was the ambulance driver entertaining himself? C. Wright, Evans, Ga.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/op_320711.shtml
Opinion columns
Critic of ambulance driver draws fire

Regarding C. Wright's Aug. 23 letter about reckless ambulance drivers, I am appalled this letter made the newspaper. First, we are not ambulance drivers; we are emergency medical technicians and paramedics. We all take the emergency vehicle operations course every year and are not immature drivers. The reason the driver being referred to failed to notify the drivers when he first made it to the light is because he had just received the call. It is not like we have a crystal ball in the truck to let us know when an emergency is going to happen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/27/op_322585.shtml
Opinion columns
Across the area

...University Hospital on Thursday morning, according to officials. Richmond County Sheriff's Cpl. Bert Gates said ambulance driver John Clemmons, 39, was transporting Tom Clark to the hospital when Richard Merkerison, of Bath , crashed into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/25/met_438120.shtml
Metro
Ex-deputy running for sheriff

...wants to bring the sheriff's office back to the people by putting more deputies on the road. The 45-year-old ambulance driver in Barnwell County said he stopped working at the sheriff's office in 1993. He worked for the Williston Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/14/met_364195.shtml
Metro
War objectors are far from brave

...Kerry. A true conscientious objector chooses not to kill but does serve in some other capacity, such as medic, ambulance driver, etc. If the soldier he refers to is a true conscientious objector, he will probably object to being compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/let_445437.shtml
Letters
Ga. patient steals, wrecks ambulance

...Muscogee County Jail pending his Columbus Recorder's Court hearing today, said police Lt. William Orlich. The ambulance driver was at hospital doing some paperwork with the ambulance's engine running when Carter, described in police reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-22/ga-patient-steals-wrecks-amb
Juan hits Canada's eastern coast with winds and torrential rains

...spokeswoman at Canada's Hurricane Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At least one death was blamed on the storm. An ambulance driver was killed when an uprooted tree crushed his vehicle near the Camp Hill Hospital in Halifax, officials said. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/nat_392610.shtml
National
Across the area

...tractor-trailer through the intersection. The ambulance driver told the officer he did not see the truck until the...tractor-trailer and sustained extensive damage. The ambulance driver and medics Ronald Connelly, 51, of Aiken, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/14/met_312975.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Aiken woman believed 9/11 cleanup caused fatal respiratory disease

...Mahoney, she donned her former EMT uniform and headed toward the nearest hospital to help."She told me that the ambulance driver (at the hospital) said that people were dying down there and some of them were first-responders," Nead recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-09/aiken-woman-believed-911-cle