DEMS Medic 3 Struck @ Pembroke & Schaefer
Detroit’s West Side: Detroit EMS Medic 3 was struck early this morning around 4:00AM while transporting an elderly patient in cardiac arrest to Sinai-Grace Hospital. Detroit Fire’s Engine 30 & DEMS Medic 3 had been dispatched to Ardmore & Norfolk on reports of an elderly male in cardiac arrest.
While transporting the patient to Sinai-Grace, DEMS Medic 3 was struck by a vehicle at Pembroke & Schaefer. Both Engine 30 & DEMS Medic 3 notified dispatch and a DEMS supervisor and an additional Medic (18) were dispatched to the accident scene.
Detroit Police evidence techs were later dispatched to Sinai-Grace Hospital to process DEMS Medic 3’s rig and also to Pembroke & Schaefer to process the civilian vehicle involved in the collision.
There were no injuries to DEMS Medic 3’s technicians or to the driver of the vehicle that struck them, according to dispatch tapes.
The fate of the conveyed cardiac arrest patient is unknown.
DPD’s 10th Precinct, Detroit Fire Engine 30, DEMS Medic 3, DEMS Medic 18 & DEMS Supervisor 1105.