Ambulance patient becomes agitated
TWO PARAMEDICS were forced to abandon their ambulance on Hwy16 east of Terrace earlier today when a patient became very agitated and violent.
“Police attended the location and took the subject into custody under the Mental Health Act,” states a press release.
The incident took place near Usk just before lunch.
Police say the patient, a 27-year-old male, was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital without incident for further treatment.