90-Year-Old Transported By Fire Engine After 30-Minute Wait For Ambulance

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital on a fire engine Tuesday, after she waited more than a half-hour for a D.C. ambulance to arrive.

D.C. Fire and EMS says “the unit dispatched to the scene may have been erroneously rerouted” which caused a “significant delay.”

An investigation is now underway to determine why the ambulance never arrived.

The woman is expected to be OK, WNEW Senior Correspondent Mark Segraves reports.

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WNEW Senior Correspondent Mark Segraves contributed to this report. Follow Mark and WNEW on Twitter.

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